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Relax Outside With These 5 Backyard Hammock Ideas

Jul 17th 2018

Relax Outside With These 5 Backyard Hammock Ideas

The backyard is one of the most versatile parts of any home. It can easily be used to entertain guests and cook food, but sometimes you just need a place to unwind. With summer in full swing, now’s the time to add the piece of furniture that’s guaranteed to help you relax: a hammock.

If you’ve been dying to have a hammock of your own, but aren’t sure where to put one, we’re here to help. Here are 5 hammock ideas for your backyard:


hammock in shade

1: Find A Little Shade:

A shaded retreat under some trees makes for a great hammock spot, especially if you’re looking for a place that’s a little more secluded. Not only is this simple setup perfect for a minimalist backyard, but it will also keep the sun out of your eyes while you read or nap.


white cotton hammock chair

2: Make An Addition To Your Patio Furniture:

While most hammocks are made to relax and unwind alone, a hammock chair is quite versatile. In addition to taking up less space than a normal hammock would, hammock chairs also provide just as much comfort while keeping you upright in a seated position. Adding this White Cotton Hammock Chair to your patio furniture will let you relax without taking yourself out of a group event.


pool water

3: Take It To The Water:

If you’re looking to use your hammock to soak up the sun, you’re bound to get a little hot. So why not take your hammock poolside! You can jump right into your pool when you need to cool off, or lay in it and dry off when you get out of the water.


hammock next to garden

4: Add It To Your Garden:

Surround your hammock with flowers and succulents for a tranquil spot to lay down. You can set your hammock up right next to the garden you already have, make it the centerpiece for a new garden. Add a stone pathway leading up to your hammock to complete the look.


hammock overlooking water

5: Climb Up The Hilltop:

Sometimes all that you really need is a change in perspective. Set up your hammock on a hill or overlook so you that can take in the unique view of the world below as you reflect on the day.

Easy to set up, hammocks can be tied to trees, hung on hooks, or hung from a hammock stand. We have a variety of hammocks available, ranging from the new Double Brazilian Hammock to the traditional look of this Lattice Netted Hammock. Take a look at our hammock selection to find the right one for you and your home.