Aqua Cloud

Summary: Barefoot water sandal with 6mm sole, minimal foam footbed, minimal tread for roads and light trails, cord strap, thong, heel guard, and extra-wide, foot-shaped toebox.

1. Overview

The Aqua Cloud by Xero Shoes is an affordable midweight barefoot sandal for men, women, and kids designed in the United States with great overall versatility.



*Note: the Overall score is a measure of how "barefoot" a brand/product is and how useful it might be in general.

Basic Details

  • Thin: [6mm] sole for proper ground feel.
  • Flex: [good] bend for natural movement.
  • Width: [extra-wide] foot-shaped toebox for splay.
  • Zero-Drop: [0mm] same height in front/back.
  • Barefoot: [feels] like being fully barefoot.

2. Features

The Xero Shoes Aqua Cloud has a extra-wide foot-shaped toebox, thin 6mm outsole, good flexibility, and semi-aggressive tread, and is made with synthetic and vegan materials.




  • Gender: [men/women/kids] in multiple styles.
  • Materials: [synthetic] vegan.
  • Toebox: [foot-shaped] for natural toe splay.
  • Insole: [thin] .

3. Performance

The Xero Shoes Aqua Cloud provides great breathability, is not water-resistant, has a semi-aggressive tread that can last for 3000 miles, and is ideal for casual, hiking, trail running, walking, water, and road running in warm and hot climates.


3000 miles


  • Airflow: [great] breathable/wicking.
  • Water: [not] for wet terrain.
  • Activities: [6] casual, hiking, trail running, walking, water, road running.
  • Climate: [2] warm, hot.