Summer is on the way and with it comes warm weather and lazy weekends in the sun. What better way to pass the time than swinging gently in your very own hammock with stand. Imagine a peaceful Sunday in the garden, sipping a cool drink and listening to your favorite music or reading a book while suspended in a blissfully comfy hammock.
In the past, a hammock was a rather primitive affair lashed hastily between two trees. It was always rather precarious climbing in and out of the hammock without ending up on the floor with a bruised backside! Nowadays, things are different. Technological advances mean we no longer need to secure an old blanket with rope and risk a fall to get some well-earned rest. A hammock with stand is the modern alternative. Easy to assemble and simple to get in and out of, today’s hammocks are both convenient and safe. A good quality hammock with stand can be placed anywhere.
Whether for mounting on your home patio or packing in the car for a trip to the beach, a hammock with stand is an affordable luxury and the height of relaxation. We guarantee that after spending some time in a hammock on a beautiful day, you will realize what you have been missing.
So What Makes A Good Hammock With Stand?
For a start, the materials need to be extremely durable, strong and hard wearing. Marine grade fabrics and ropes are the order of the day, not least for strength but for resistance to fading, stretching, sunshine, rain and salty air. The stand should be made of hardwood or rust resistant metal. Another thing to consider is cleaning. Spillages happen, so make sure the fabric is fully washable or better still, stain resistant.
Most hammocks come with either a fixed or detachable head pillow for added comfort. Other extras include side pockets for storing your books and mobile phones, built in Bluetooth speakers and overhead canopies for some welcome shade. There are also two person hammocks for when you want to have a peaceful time with your loved one. Quality time was never this relaxing!
Always look for a warranty when buying a hammock with stand. The best manufacturers will always backup the quality of their product with a decent warranty period. Some offer as much as 10 years against parts failure or corrosion.
Hammock With Stand Reviews.
To get a better idea of which are the best hammocks we decided to test some of the finest around. Specifically, we tested five different types of hammock with stand. Lazing around in a hammock is kind of a dream job but somebody has to do it, so in the interests of our readers we jumped at the chance to be lazy for a while. Check out our reviews and ratings below.
This is a great 2 person hammock with stand made from extremely durable larch hardwood. Surface is made from weather resistant canvas and comes complete with two matching relaxation cushions. A very stylish addition to your patio or garden at a very reasonable price.
Highly recommended as a quality 2 person hammock. 4 stars out of 5.
Another 2 person hammock but this one is a little different. Powder coated, corrosion resistant steel makes up the lightweight and portable frame. The stand for this hammock also features anti-roll technology built in to the special leg design. The bed cover and sun canopy are woven from superior quality oxford fabric which is PU coated, quick drying, weather resistant, easily cleaned and most of all, very strong.
This hammock has even won a design award so who are we to disagree? 5 stars.
This hammock has a more traditional look. Familiar looking striped polyester is tough and treated for UV resistance and is complemented perfectly by the classic pine hammock stand. The material is quilted for maximum comfort and the detachable pillow provides a perfect place to rest your head.
Add a touch of class to your outside space with this fine 4 star hammock.
Now for a touch of real luxury. This top of the range hammock has a stand made from the finest Kwila hardwood, renowned for its extensive lifespan in all outdoors environments. Not only is tough, it is also very pleasing to the eye. This elegant free standing hammock boasts scotchguarded marine fabric that will last a lifetime. Extras include a head pillow, Bluetooth speaker and spacious side pockets. Also available as a 2 person model.
If you are looking for a superior hammock with stand then this 5 star rated hammock is the one.
This budget priced hammock is by no means a bad buy. It comes packed with useful features at a fantastic price. The sun canopy also has mesh sides to keep those pesky mosquitoes and other insects firmly away from you. Lightweight powder coated steel makes this hammock extremely portable so you can take it wherever you feel the need. Hard wearing oxford fabric give this hammock a quality feel and it comes with a head cushion.
Top value and feature packed – 4 stars.
So Which Is The Best Hammock With Stand?
In our humble opinion there is only one winner. Number 4 –The Luxury Hammock With Hardwood Stand is a little pricy but it is a case of getting what you pay for. It is a league above the other hammocks in this list in terms of quality, looks and comfort. So, if you can afford to splash out that is our recommendation.
An honorable mention goes to number 2 in our list, the Hammock with Steel Frame Stand and Canopy. Deserved winner of a prestigious design award, this hammock is both practical and satisfying to use.
We hope you found this guide useful in your search for a quality hammock with stand. If so, also check out our guide to bedroom furniture ideas.