7 Standout Swings and Hammocks

These hanging recliners take lazy day lounging to the next level.

1

Vineyard Haven Hanging Chair

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This ultrasoft seat with navy and white nautical stripes brings an elevated beachy style to the backyard. Not only is it completely waterproof, but it also stretches out to a full hammock for maximum napping potential. You can even take this one on your summer travels since it comes with a portable tote.

To buy: $175, yellowleafhammocks.com.

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2

Magical Thinking Carved Wood Indoor Swing

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Ideal for anyone who’s a kid at heart, this carved wooden rope swing makes a beautiful Bohemian accent for an airy bedroom or living area. Made of mango wood and iron, it comes with a sturdy, seven-foot-long jute rope.

To buy: $98, urbanoutfitters.com.

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3

Fringed Hammock

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Need a pretty piece to perk up your yard? This gorgeous handcrafted number—with tassels, wooden beads, and a scalloped edge—puts a sophisticated spin on outdoor seating. Wide enough for two, it’s the ultimate spot for reading, relaxing, or stargazing in tandem.

To buy: $395, serenaandlily.com.

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4

Striped Hammock Chair

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With vibrant aqua and coral hues, this chic seat is a colorful addition to a bedroom (try it in a reading nook!) or patio (it’s weatherproof!). The bamboo bar and hook make it easy to hang. And an added bonus: the fabric is machine-washable on a delicate cycle.

To buy: $198, shopterrain.com.

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5

Canyon Fringe Hammock

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Available in four rich, regal hues (aqua, magenta, deep green, and orange), this cotton recliner brings drama to a porch or patio. The intricate netting and a braided-loop hanging rope give it a distinct relaxed, vacation vibe that will transport you to another place when you're lounging.

To buy: $118, anthropologie.com.

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6

La Siesta Organic Hanging Crow’s Nest

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This hanging hideaway is just the thing for kids who want to curl up with a summer read or little ones who need a hiding place to play. Made of flexible organic cotton with a cushioned insert, it’s a contemporary take on the classic tree swing.

To buy: $101, wayfair.com.

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7

Grand Trunk Double Parachute Hammock

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Try this portable nylon pick for camping trips or beach days—it folds up into a tiny pouch and comes with hanging hardware. And though it weighs less than two pounds, it’s spacious enough for two and made of heavy-duty parachute fabric that supports up to 400 pounds.

To buy: $100, backcountry.com.

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