The Best Outdoor Sofas That’ll Complete Your Backyard Oasis, Starting at $225

published Apr 11, 2024
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If you enjoy soaking up the sunshine and have an outdoor area to lounge in, you’re probably the ideal candidate for an outdoor sofa. Before you say your space is too small, we can assure you that there’s a sofa out there to fit it — manufacturers offer them in all sizes these days. Instead of simply placing a few lawn chairs outside and calling it done, why not take full advantage of your outdoor space and turn it into a cozy al fresco oasis? With string lights, a comfortable sofa to lounge on, and a few pillows, you’re good to go! Your afternoon naps are guaranteed to be amazing.

When’s the Best Time to Buy an Outdoor Sofa?

If you’re reading this article in the off-season, great! That’s the ideal time to search for outdoor furniture, as demand is low. However, if you’re reading it in the thick of spring or summer, don’t fret — you’re not totally out of luck. There are always sales going on, and plenty of big holidays coming up (like Memorial Day Weekend, Fourth of July, etc.) when brands offer discounted prices. Keep reading to check out our top outdoor seating picks!

Do you have an outdoor sofa that you love? We want to hear all about it! Tell us about your favorite finds in the comments below.

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The Laholm outdoor sofa (also available as a loveseat) from Article features plush cushions that you'll sink right into and a timeless acacia wood frame. The style is also easy on the eyes, and the cushions really are just as comfortable as they look.

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was $2499.00

While Burrow only offers two outdoor sofas, you can trust they're quality pieces that will last for seasons to come. Their Relay sofa features an ergonomic design that will comfortably contour to your body, making it the ideal spot to sneak in an outdoor nap. Bonus: The cushions are made from quick-drying foam, so they can withstand a summer rainstorm without being out of commission for the rest of the day.

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West Elm

If you're anything like us and you adore West Elm’s Harmony sofa, then we've got some exciting news: There’s an outdoor version, too! Dressed in a breathable Textilene fabric with cushy weather-resistant cushions, this perch promises the same deep, cozy seating experience as its indoor counterpart.

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Getting lost in a good book is a breeze with this Edenbrook Bayview sofa. The comfy rattan couch seats up to three people and comes with an extended chaise lounge that’s perfect for kicking back and relaxing.

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was $629.99

When you picture an outdoor sofa, you don’t typically consider that they can be indoor-friendly in design. But this Matilda sofa from Wayfair is made with a beautiful solid acacia wood frame that breaks that stereotype. We're all about its modern style, creamy off-white upholstery, and water-resistant cushions.

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An outdoor sectional big enough for not one, but two people to sprawl out on? Yes, please! This rattan sofa set — which comes with both a sofa and a table — is ideal for relaxing and even has widened armrests for housing your drinks or snacks.

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Joss & Main
was $880.00

Not all of our patios are suitable for a sectional-sized sofa, but they usually have room for something small, like this Derrida loveseat. It seats two, has cushions, and features a mold- and mildew-resistant frame.

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Nathan James
was $789.99

Thanks to this loveseat’s removable and washable cushion covers and rustproof frame, it will last for years and look brand-new! It even comes with thick 4.7-inch cushions, so you can get nice and comfortable while listening to your favorite podcast or reading a book in the sun.