7 Hammocks That are Perfect for Outdoor Lounging (and Napping)
Calling all nappers! Summer is here, and if you’re anything like me, you know that means it’s officially outdoor nap season. There’s something about an outdoor nap that makes it feel, dare I say, productive? Whether you’re taking advantage of an outdoor lounge session from your balcony, porch, or a local park, you’ll need the perfect setup to maximize your chill time. And no perfect setup is complete without a hammock—the ultimate vehicle for a great outdoor nap (or just a lazy afternoon). Read on for our roundup of all the hammocks we’re obsessed with right now.
Lazy Daze Hammocks Quilted Hammock
For a breezy, colorful look, you can’t do much better than this sturdy double-layered option. Featuring hand-crafted ropes that add a little authenticity, plus a roomy design, this hammock is perfect for squeezing in another person (or two). This red/orange option will look particularly good in a gorgeous green yard.
Buy: Lazy Daze Hammocks Quilted Hammock, $74.99 from Amazon
If you’re looking for a hammock that’ll be a show stopper, this one is it. Made by hand by a collective of talented craftsmen in Masaya, Nicaragua, this hammock is a dream come true. The intricate design, with its scalloped edges and tassels, will add boho flair to your yard and help you create the perfect lounge space.
Buy: Hamanica Hammock, $78 from Etsy
Kammok Roo Double Hammock
A great on-the-go option, this packable hammock is made of water-resistant, breathable fabric that’s perfect for camping or outdoor lounging. It holds up to 500 lbs. and comes in 8 very fun colors, so you can find something that suits your personality. The best part? It has a lifetime warranty, so you can use it for many summers to come.
Buy: Kammok Roo Double Hammock, $79 from REI
Freeport Park Calvo Chair Hammock
Whether you’re lounging inside or outside, this chair hammock invites you to unwind however you’re inclined. The fabric is tear-resistant, and the spreader bar is made of top grade bamboo that is FSC certified, so you can feel extra good about relaxing in this stylish hammock.
Buy: Freeport Park Calvo Chair Hammock, $105.99 from Wayfair
L.L. Bean Camping Double Hammock
If you’re looking for a hammock that can go anywhere with you, consider this compact camping hammock. You can attach it to whatever is handy, be that a tree in the park or two columns on your balcony. It may look small and light, but it can hold up to 400 lbs.—and you can even sleep in it if you go camping and don’t want to deal with a tent.
Buy: L.L. Bean Camping Double Hammock, $69.95 from L.L. Bean
Millwood Pines Futral Double Hammock
This all-weather rope hammock adds a traditional look to your backyard. Available in white or green, this classic hammock is constructed of solid wood and hand-woven rope, giving you a seriously nice place to lounge. Plus, the spreader bar is constructed for maximum durability and enhanced swaying motion, so there’s no question this is the ultimate relaxation hammock.
Buy: Millwood Pines Futral Double Hammock, $105.99 from Wayfair
Meltham Chair Hammock
This cotton chair hammock makes for the perfect reading nook. Available in a creamy nougat or warm chocolate color, this spacious and cozy hammock adds zen vibes to whatever space it’s added to. The large number of cords make it optimal for weight distribution and reclining, and the smaller size means it’ll fit nicely on balconies.
Buy: Meltham Chair Hammock, $190 from AllModern