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This Hammock Will Turn Your Outdoor Space Into a Peaceful Oasis

Made for sunny afternoon naps and family fun.


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When the warm weather comes around, we all want to be able to make the most of our outdoor space, if we’re lucky enough to have some. And especially now, when most of us are staying home and social distancing due to the coronavirus crisis, getting outside is even more important. We say, there’s never been a better time to buy a backyard hammock!

The Sorbus Hammock (from $124.99, Amazon) comes with its own stand, so you can set it up anywhere — no trees required. No backyard? No problem. You can set it up on a deck, balcony, or patio: anyplace that has enough room to accommodate its approximate 12-foot length.

Available in four different striped color combos that will add a pop of fun to any outdoor space, the hammock comes with a matching detachable pillow and is big enough for two adults to snuggle up and lounge together. The bed of the hammock is quilted for comfort, and the sturdy base means you’ll feel secure as you read, nap, or just gaze up and the passing clouds (or the stars at night).

Setup is easy and doesn’t take long; there are no special tools required and all necessary hardware is included. The package comes with a steel frame, hardware, the hammock itself, a pillow, and assembly instructions. Just snap the joints together and voilà, you are ready for relaxation!


One happy Amazon reviewer wrote, “It was super easy to assemble (less than a minute with no tools!),” and another raved, “I loooove this hammock! It was super easy to set up, it took maybe five minutes by myself.”

As to the comfort and quality of this hammock, another satisfied customer wrote, “Beautiful well built hammock! Took minutes to set up and I was in the yard enjoying it. It even includes a cute pillow to help you relax! The fabric of the hammock is very soft and comfy.”

One caveat: For families, a hammock might provide entertainment, as well as peaceful relaxation. Here’s what one reviewer related:

“Great hammock! Hours of fun for the whole family! My 11-year-old was super excited to try it out [and] came in way too hot. Did two full rotations before falling off … He’s OK but my 13-year-old laughed so hard he choked on his pizza rolls. If you have kids, teach them how to use this hammock before you turn them loose! Or just sit back and watch the hilarity!”

In these anxious times, we all need a place where we can retreat to meditate, listen to the birds sing, and just breathe. Being cradled in the comfort of a backyard hammock sounds like just what the doctor ordered.

Where to buy: From $124.99, Amazon

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