15 Breathable Bedding Sets for Summer

Give your bedroom a summer refresh with lightweight, cooling bedding that's perfect for warm nights and hot sleepers.

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May 12, 2023

We think most of us can agree that we get our best sleep when we stay cool all night long. (Nobody wants to wake up in a sweat.) If you still have your thick down comforter on your bed, now's the time to make the switch to something more breathable and cooling. Shop our favorite summer bedding sets and bundles that will make your bed look and feel lighter and cooler.

From $139

Pile your bed with this sophisticated, soft-to-the-touch bedding bundle from Booklinen. The timeless design is made from breathable 270-thread-count cotton percale and includes one flat sheet, one fitted sheet and two pillowcases. Bonus? You'll never lose sleep over questionable production methods with these Brooklinen beauties. The Oeko-Tex certification promises that the design is crafted using eco-friendly production practices and is free from hundreds of dangerous toxins.

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Lightweight with a timeless appeal, this cotton voile quilt will keep you cool while making a statement in your bedroom. We love this bright blue "Delft" shade, but there are also 20 more shades to choose from to match your space's design. Pair the quilt with multicolor floral sheets to celebrate the summer season in style.

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From $233.91

If you're on the hunt for bedding that's temperature-regulating, breathable and moisture-wicking, check out Cozy Earth's Bamboo Sheet Set. The viscose-from-bamboo material of the sheets is so luxurious, that it'll turn your bedroom into a five-star hotel right in your own home. Oprah even described the sheet set as the "softest EVER." Now through May 30th, use code "HGTV" to score 30 percent off the set.

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From $199

Bamboo sheets are well-known for their cooling properties, and this luxe set from Ettitude delivers. In this bundle, you'll receive their best-selling fitted sheet, flat sheet and two pillowcases. It's available in a variety of sizes and several colors, is Oeko-Tex-certified and features a sateen weave, so if you want a silky-but-not-slippery feel and comfortable cooling effect, give this set a try.

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From $210.80

Slip into a restful summer slumber with Buffy's Eucalyptus Essentials Set containing one sheet set (fitted sheet, flat sheet and two pillowcases) and one duvet cover. The super-soft, 300-thread-count sateen weave fabric absorbs moisture more efficiently than conventional cotton to keep you feeling cooler throughout the night — ideal for warmer seasons and hot sleepers alike.

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From $34.97

Adorn your bed with the casual elegance and lasting comfort of this Amazon-famous cooling sheet set by Mellanni. The double-brushed microfiber construction offers year-round comfort, while the Signature Mellanni Weave is quick-drying and moisture-wicking to provide a breezy slumber. And, in case you were wondering if the hype is worth it for these sheets, we think it is.

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From $369

'Tis the season to toss your heavy-duty duvet into the storage closet and replace it with a lightweight alternative. Our pick is this durable and breathable linen set from Parachute. Crafted in Portugal from the finest European flax, this set includes a duvet cover and two shams and will keep your body temperature just right throughout those long summer nights.

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From $321.10

Dive into Eucalypso's most-loved bedding essentials with this bundle comprised of their Classic Sheet Set, Heavenly Eucalyptus TENCEL Duvet Cover and Silk TENCEL Pillowcase Set all made from premium eucalyptus fibers for a breezy night's sleep. Read more about why we love this bedding in our editor's in-depth review.

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From $249

Quilts are a great choice for summer bedding because they're usually lighter than a standard comforter. This tufted quilt from Pottery Barn is made of 100-percent TENCEL lyocell that's naturally temperature regulating, ideal for warm nights and hot sleepers alike. Complete the look with matching shams (sold separately), crisp white sheets and white Euro pillows to create the ultimate bedroom retreat.

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From $159

Slumber Cloud's Essential Sheets are unique because they contain the same patented temperature-regulating technology that NASA astronauts use in their spacesuits. Made from 40-percent NASA-inspired Outlast viscose and 60-percent cotton, this airy sheet set comes with one flat sheet, one fitted sheet and two pillowcases in your choice of eight colors and seven sizes.

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From $386.77

These linen sheets from the direct-to-consumer and internet-famous brand Brooklinen come highly rated by HGTV editors. Managing Editor Kayla Kitts says the sheets kept her and her husband significantly cooler than their Egyptian cotton sheets. "The softness of the linen is incomparable to anything I've ever slept on," she says. "I can't imagine going back to 'regular' sheets after trying these out." Scoop up all the essentials with this bundle that features one sheet set (fitted sheet, flat sheet and two pillowcases), one duvet cover and two extra pillowcases.

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From $250

This cotton duvet set brings a timeless appeal to any bedroom. The matelassé pattern boasts a subtle texture and infuses casual, coastal appeal in your bedroom for summer. Not to be overlooked, the duvet cover and shams are 52 percent organic cotton and 48 percent TENCEL lyocell for a silky, luxe feel while wicking away moisture.

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From $105.99

Shop this solid French flax linen duvet cover and sham set to keep your guest room prepped and pretty for summer visitors. Available in 13 colors and four sizes, the light texture and breathability of the linen will not only keep occupants cool but will also serve as a classic, blank canvas for your colorful seasonal accessories.

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From $27.99

Drape this dreamy and breathable sheet set over your bed for a refreshing summer night's sleep. The set boasts a lightweight flat sheet, fitted sheet and pillowcases constructed of brushed microfiber yarns, while the budget-friendly price tag will allow you to buy new sheets for every room in the house without breaking the bank.

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From $49.99

This affordable cooling comforter set by Serta sports a beautiful blush hue and wrinkle-resistant finish that adds a soft, feminine touch to the bedroom. The comforter and shams boast pre-washed fabric that feels cool to the touch and brings comfort to your nighttime routine. Pair the set with soft blue, heather gray or white sheets and layer with pattern-clad toss pillows for an inviting, layered look.

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