Verdict from +100 user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • The majority of customers commended the Sperry Bahama II Baja’s exceptional comfort. Among them were two Sperry users of over forty years who considered the model as the most comfortable Sperry pair they have worn by far.
  • The shoe is surprisingly budget-friendly.
  • More than a handful of customers, who liked Sperry Bahama II Baja so much, proudly disclosed buying a couple of pairs in different colorways.
  • The Sperry Bahama Baja II fits true to size, as most reviewers agreed.
  • A good number of wearers received compliments on how nice the shoes looked on their feet.
  • The Sperry Bahama Baja II looked true to the picture on the website, according to one online shopper.
  • At least one lifelong Top-Sider buyer noted that the Sperry Bahama II Baja’s is very well-made and sturdy.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The Sperry Bahama Baja II is not comfortable to wear without socks, as one customer pointed out.
  • At least one wearer said that his Achilles would painfully rub against the stiff heel rim area, which has little or no padding.

Bottom line

The Sperry Bahama II Baja’s incredible comfort has gathered the most number of positive feedbacks and cheers from its customers. Its level of comfort even impressed several lifelong users, who have worn Sperry shoes for more than forty years.

The woven canvas upper, which is breathable and whose colors are textured to look like a beach blanket, adds a breezy, carefree vibe. Such style urged some customers to splurge for more pairs. The Sperry Bahama II Baja’s budget-friendly price belies the high quality it offers. 

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Good to know

The Sperry Men’s Bahama II Baja sneakers are available in sizes ranging from 4 to 16, in medium width. Its low-top profile allows better ankle mobility while a 360-degree saddle lacing system locks the foot in with a personalized fit.

The Sperry Bahama II Baja has that ideal vacation-ready vibe, which evokes memories of those long leisurely summer walks. Wear these hybrid sneakers a variety of casual daytime clothing, such as chinos and light denims, topped with polo shirts or rolled-up long sleeves. You can pick from a variety of colorways such as Black, Gray, Navy White, Red/White/Blue, and Taupe/Navy.

A hybrid of a boat shoe and a sneaker, the Sperry Bahama II Baja’s upper is built with a breathable, lightweight canvas material instead of the usual leather. It is fastened by the classic 360-degree saddle rawhide lacing with rust-proof metallic eyelets. Furthermore, the hybrid shoe features a non-marking rubber outsole, is equipped with the brand’s famous Wave-Siping design for a sure grip on wet and dry surfaces.

Founded in 1935, the Sperry Top-Sider brand became widely known for its classic boat shoes, which gained the respect of the seafaring world. This success got even bigger when in the 1960s, the prep subculture began to embrace the dapper look of the Top-Siders.

After decades of making a living in the seas, the brand has finally stepped on land and expanded their product lines to include lifestyle footwear. It was then that Sperry decided to create a hybrid of a boat shoe and a sneaker. Among the several new product lines introduced was the Sperry Bahama II.

Part boat shoe, part sneaker, thus having the best of both worlds, the Sperry Bahama II has that distinct, unmistakable Sperry look. The line features the boat shoe’s classic 360-degree lacing system and the Wave-Siping outsole design but with the lightweight upper canvas of a sneaker. Among the line’s recent drops, the Sperry Bahama II Baja joins the brand’s lineup of lifestyle sneakers.

  • The Sperry Bahama II Baja sneakers have a removable cushioned footbed, which offers long-lasting comfort.


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