10 Best Hammocks of 2023 to Help You Enjoy Some R&R

Spring is in full swing! Make sure you get a little "me time" with these top-rated hammocks.

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March 08, 2023

Our Top Hammock Picks

It's important to practice self-care and protect your mental health — and what better way to take a load off than by slipping into a comfy hammock? You can watch the clouds roll by, read a book, call a friend or even snooze in the sun. Before long, said hammock will feel a lot more like your "happy place."

Sounds amazing, doesn't it? Here are 11 hammocks we love for the patio, deck and pool, plus some tips to keep in mind as you find your bliss.

What to Consider When Buying a Hammock

SIZE: Hammocks typically come in two sizes — "Single" and "Double." A single hammock is about six feet long and four to five feet wide and can support 300 to 400 pounds. Meanwhile, a double hammock is about six feet long and five to six feet wide and can support 400 to 500 pounds. Most people prefer double hammocks simply because they're more comfortable to stretch out in.

MATERIAL: Hammocks come in a variety of materials, from cotton to parachute, polyester and nylon. If you're not sure which material is right for you, consider where you'll put the hammock. If it's going in a covered spot (like on the porch), then you can get away with cotton or macrame. But if the hammock is going on the deck or by the pool, then you'll want to opt for more weather-resistant materials.

INSTALLATION: For best results, hammocks should be secured between two ceiling joists, wood posts or tree trunks. (Unless you're going with a freestanding design. More on those below.) They should also float about four to six feet off the ground.

EXTRAS: Most hammocks include carabiners, tree ties, spreader bars or chains for easy hanging. Stands, canopies and neck pillows are usually sold separately, though.

Best Hammock Overall

If we had to choose just one, we'd go with the Vivere Double Hammock every time. This hammock is crafted from breathable cotton fabric, with polyester end strings to hold it securely in place. The Vivere also comes with its own stand, so you can assemble and enjoy your hammock in a few minutes. To top it all off, this baby is available in 39 colors and patterns.

Best Budget Hammock

If you're looking for a great hammock under $25, then you'll love this Brazilian-Style Double Hammock. The wide bed is crafted from a tightly woven cotton blend and can accommodate up to two people at once. (So you can stretch out or cuddle up with a loved one.) The fabric is also available in six vibrant hues, and the hammock comes with a storage bag. It's basically the perfect starter set.

Best Portable Hammock

Nearly 50,000 reviews and a 4.8-star rating say everything. When you're ready for a change of scenery, just toss the Wise Owl Portable Hammock into your backpack and head out. The hammock is extremely lightweight, folds down to the size of an eggplant and slips neatly inside the attached storage bag. The two-seater is also crafted from nylon, so it can handle a little rain or mist if the weather suddenly changes.

Best Camping Hammock

Tired of mosquitoes and gnats interrupting your camping trip? Keep the bugs out, once and for all, with this Easthills Outdoors Double Hammock. The piece is crafted from a high-strength parachute and includes two tree straps, two carabiners and one waterproof rain fly. (That's everything you need for a quick and easy setup in the woods.) The best part, though, is the removable bug net, which wards off insects.

Best Hammock for Style

Now, this is the type of hammock you'd find at a resort. Bring a taste of paradise to your backyard with this Anthropologie Saratoga Single Hammock. The bed is crafted from breathable cotton and spans about six and a half feet long, so you can stretch out and sunbathe. (Or snooze; we won't judge.) Meanwhile, the cabana stripes, crochet fringe and tassels further the easy-breezy aesthetic.

Best Rope Hammock

Nothing will put you in an island state of mind like this Castaway Living Cottom Rope Hammock. The rope sling is crafted of 1,000 feet of densely woven cotton fibers and is bordered by hardwood spreader bars. Included with the hammock are two zinc-plated chains and two tree hooks for easy installation between your two favorite shade trees.

Best Pillowtop Hammock

Kick back and (truly) relax with the Threshold Pillowtop Hammock. Available in three breezy patterns, the comfortable flat pillowtop pairs with side rope detailing and wooden spreader bars to create a luxe, lounge-worthy hammock. Best of all? The hammock is both fade- and weather-resistant, ensuring it lasts season after season.

Best Hammock Chair

Want to add a fun touch to your patio or deck? Try hanging this adorable hammock chair. The ultra-soft swing is made from a polyester/cotton blend and includes a plump seat cushion for one. (So you can read, study birds or listen to the rain for hours.) Handwoven tassels decorate the front, too, and give the hammock chair a cozy boho look.

Best Hammock With Stand

Fair warning: Your whole family will flock to this supremely comfortable Bay Isle Home Holyoke Double Hammock. And who could blame them? The cotton bed cradles users like a cocoon, while the tight polyester end strings create a gentle swaying motion. Best of all? The hammock includes a beautiful pine wood stand, so you can instantly enjoy your new lounger.

Best Luxury Hammock

It doesn't get much better than this. Treat yourself to some true R&R with this luxurious Arlmont & Co. Lydney Freestanding Hammock. The stand is crafted from solid pine wood and features a built-in canopy, so you can lounge in the shade. Meanwhile, the canvas bed is sturdy, supportive and incredibly comfortable. All you need to do is add a few decorative throw pillows.

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