Looks like a heel, feels like a flat. The Ibiza from TOMS is a platform cross-strap sandal with an adjustable slingback closure and an ultra-lightweight platform designed to keep you going. It offers a Suede and textile upper and custom TOMS German outsole. It's made of OrthoLite® Eco X40 insole for high-rebound, long-term cushioning made with plant derived and recycled materials. It features an adjustable ankle strap with custom buckle and has approximately a 3 1/2" heel which is wrapped in rope. This shoe is stunning....and COMFORTABLE!!!