7 Standout Swings and Hammocks

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


Vineyard Haven Hanging Chair


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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Magical Thinking Carved Wood Indoor Swing


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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Fringed Hammock


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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Striped Hammock Chair


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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Canyon Fringe Hammock


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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La Siesta Organic Hanging Crow’s Nest


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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Grand Trunk Double Parachute Hammock


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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