18 gorgeous hammocks for lounging this summer
Relax in style this summer.
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Hammocks are the ultimate summer lounge spot—there’s just something so serene and calming about gently swaying back and forth as you stare up at the sky, basking in the warm sun. Some hammocks are even big enough to share with a friend because the more, the merrier, right?
If you don’t already have a hammock for your outdoor space, you should scoop one up before spring ends. That way, you’ll be able to soak up every moment of the summer from your comfy new nap spot. The following are 18 of the most stylish hammocks out there, any of which is sure to bring a new life to your backyard.
1. A bold rainbow-colored hammock that comes with a stand
No trees to support your hammock? No problem. This vibrant double hammock comes with a durable steel frame that allows you to set it up anywhere in your yard. The hammock itself has a fun multicolor design, and it’s made from stain- and mildew-resistant polyester fabric. The stand has adjustable hooks to easily change the height to suit your preference, and it even folds up for easy storage in the off-season.
2. A chill boho hammock with macrame fringe
You can turn your outdoor space into a boho oasis with the help of this stylish hammock. It’s made from heavy-duty cotton in a forest green hue and both edges are outfitted with long, flowing macrame fringe that will flap in the breeze on summer afternoons. The sling-style hammock is finished with sturdy loops that allow you to hang it between trees or posts, and every piece is custom-made.
3. A cheery yellow hammock with pretty tassels
This vibrant hammock is sure to brighten up your deck or yard. The Saratoga Hammock is crafted from weather-resistant cotton fabric in a bright yellow-and-white color scheme. Its edges are decorated with a strip of crocheted material with hanging tassels in the same cheery yellow hue, and there are sturdy loops on both ends for easy installation.
4. A fun hammock chair for reading
If you’re planning to use your hammock for reading or as part of a seating area in your yard, you might want to consider a hammock chair, which allows you to sit upright while you hang out. This chair is made from a cotton-polyester fabric that comes in several colors, including both solid hues and bold patterns, and it’s supported by a sturdy juniper wood beam. The front edge of the chair has a line of fringe for some extra pizzazz, and it’s sure to be your family’s favorite seat.
5. This handwoven cotton hammock with an optional spreader bar
A spreader bar is a wooden piece at either end of a hammock that helps keep the fabric spread out, making it easier to get into and giving the seat a bit more structure. This woven hammock is available with or without spreader bars, allowing you to customize the look to suit your space. It’s handmade from organic cotton and can be used both indoors and outside, and if you do opt for the spreader bars, know they’re made from weather-resistant teak.
6. A simple, classic rope hammock
This classic hammock would make an attractive addition to any yard. The rope design is made with moisture-wicking DuraCord, which resists mildew, stains, and fading. Two oak spreader bars help the hammock to maintain its shape, making it easier to get in and out of, and you can easily outfit the hammock with a pillow or pad to make it an irresistible nap spot.
7. A unique hammock that’s designed not to flip over
You might recognize Yellow Leaf Hammocks from the popular show Shark Tank, where the brand received a huge investment from the “Sharks.” It’s easy to see why these innovative hammocks won over the investors—they’re super soft, weather-proof, extremely comfortable, and designed not to flip over (a common woe with hammocks). Each hammock is woven by hand, and they come in a wide range of colors and patterns to suit your style.
8. A bold, fade-resistant hammock with extra-long fringe
Go bold with this budget-friendly hammock, which has a black-and-white color scheme and extra-long fringe for added flair. The dark fabric is made from polyester, and it’s designed to resist fading—so go ahead, put it in the sun. The white fringe will gently brush the floor as you sway back and forth in this sling-style seat, and there are thick braided loops on either end that allow you to hang it from two trees or posts.
9. This striped hammock that’s big enough for two
You can cuddle up with your loved ones on this double hammock, which has an awning stripe pattern that comes in several colors. The hammock is made from stain-, fade-, and weather-resistant polyester fabric with sturdy spreader bars on both ends, and it has metal D-rings that make it easy to hang. It comes with chains to help mount the hammock between trees or posts, and it can support up to 450 pounds, making it ideal for two people.
10. A fun, fringy hammock for your outdoor oasis
You’re sure to get compliments on this super-stylish hammock, which is lined with beautiful macrame-style fringe on both sides. It’s made from natural-colored polyester fabric and is designed for just one occupant at a time, and its thick braided loops are reinforced with steel to keep you secure as you lounge. Plus, the hammock comes with a bag that allows you to easily pack it back up when the summer is over.
11. A checkered hammock with ombré fringe
If buffalo check is your go-to decor pattern, this is the hammock for you. The Juana Hammock is available in a classic black-and-white plaid pattern, as well as a brighter blue and green colorway. It’s made from woven cotton fabric, and there’s even a line of ombré fringe along the edge that makes it stand out. Note that this cute hammock isn’t weather-resistant, so you’ll want to hang it in a covered location or bring it inside when not in use.
12. An extra-comfy padded hammock
If you think rope hammocks are uncomfortable, this quilted fabric hammock will be just your speed. Its extra-wide design is spacious enough for two people, and the hammock is made from quilted polyester with polyfill padding for an extra-comfy nap spot. It has hardwood spreader bars that help maintain its shape, and it even comes with chains and S-hooks for installation. Plus, there are four colors to choose from, including blue chevron and green square patterns.
13. A simple rope hammock chair for your porch
You can furnish your porch on a budget with these rope hammock chairs, which are the perfect spot to read a book on a lazy weekend. The simple chairs are made from woven cotton rope, and they can be installed inside or outside. A wooden spreader bar gives the chair shape, and you can make it even comfier by adding a cushion as a seat—the brand says a 15-inch to 17-inch pillow will fit the best.
14. A simple fabric hammock that you can take on the go
This hammock may be plain, but the beauty of it is that it can be packed up into its carrying bag, allowing you to take it camping, to the beach, on vacation, or anywhere else your heart desires. The hammock is available in three colors, and it’s made from a colorfast cotton-polyester fabric. The seat is large enough to support two people at once and has a weight limit of 475 pounds, and reviewers say it’s ideal for napping—it’s that comfortable.
15. A versatile fabric hammock with a wooden stand
It may be more expensive compared to other hammocks on this list, but this one comes with a durable and stylish wooden stand that allows you to set it up anywhere in your yard. The arc-style frame is made from water-resistant larch hardwood, and the hammock itself is a beige Textilene fabric and comes with a matching pillow. It even includes two tree hooks in case you want to move the lounging area to another spot in your yard.
16. A cushy pillowtop hammock chair in a tropical pattern
This hammock chair has a bold blue tropical leaf print that will be extremely eye-catching on your porch. The chair has a hardwood spreader and is crafted from all-weather, fade-resistant fabric, and it features a matching cushioned seat and removable back pillow for maximum comfort while lounging. You can hang it from the ceiling (just be sure to anchor it in a stud), or you can purchase a freestanding frame for it.
17. This fun teardrop-shaped hammock where you can hide away
You’ll feel like you’re wrapped up in a cozy cocoon with this unique teardrop-shaped hammock. It comes in four colors and several sizes, and its polyester cotton fabric is weather-resistant and quick-drying, allowing you to hang the hammock in your yard. It comes with a tree strap and carrying bag, and you can choose from models that fit one or multiple occupants at a time.
18. A serene blue hammock with dip-dyed tassels
Finally, don’t sleep on this adorable blue hammock, which is ideal for, well, sleeping on. It features a beautiful navy blue cotton fabric that’s treated with a high-performance finish, and the edges are decorated with hand-crocheted fringe with matching blue tips. It would be the perfect addition to any porch or sunroom, but you can also display it out in your yard thanks to the weather-resistant materials.
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