Sunnydaze Hammocks & Accessories

Outdoor Hammocks - Add Instant Comfort to Your Living Spaces

Hammocks have been around for hundreds of years. Originally, hammocks were used for sleeping because of their space-saving features and ease of maintenance. Today backyard hammocks come in a wide variety of sizes and styles and are designed mostly for relaxing, reading and enjoying the outdoors, but specific hammock types can be used as beds compared to expensive traditional mattresses.

Outdoor Hammocks - A Wonderfully Relaxing Addition to Your Lawn or Patio

No matter where you hang your hammock, you will instantly love the benefits it provides. A hammock is the perfect place to kick back and relax or recharge with a brief nap. Hammocks help create the perfect sleeping position which can simultaneously help soothe back pain and improve your quality of sleep. Plus, our hammocks come in a variety of colors and patterns so the decor possibilities are endless!

General Hammock FAQ's

The best hammock depends upon your personality, needs, and lifestyle. We have a large variety of outdoor hammock types to choose from including rope, quilted, Mayan, American, Brazilian, and much more, so you can find the best hammock that fits you. Need help choosing the best hammock? Make sure to read our ultimate hammock buying guide and you'll be relaxing in your brand new backyard hammock in no time.

You can hang your hammock in a variety of places both indoors and outdoors. The most popular option is to hang it between two tress, but you can also use a hammock stand or hang it between two posts or walls. If you need help hanging your new backyard hammock or want to learn more about where you should hang it, make sure to read our guide on how to hang a hammock in three easy steps.

No. As long as you hang them properly, hammocks do very little damage to trees. To further reduce the risk of harming your trees, choose two trees that are sturdy and mature and use our tree straps or drill eye hooks into the tree to hang your hammock.

Generally, the amount of space required to hang your outdoor hammock is about two feet greater than the total length of your hammock (when measured from end loop to end loop). For example, if your hammock is 13 feet long, then you should place it in a location that has at least 15 feet of open space for hanging. Your hammock should also be hung at a 30-degree angle.

Sleeping in a hammock can help improve the quality of your sleep in a number of ways. In fact, sleeping in a hammock has been shown to help alleviate insomnia. The gentle rocking motion of a hammock helps lull you to sleep. Hammocks also place you in the perfect position for sleep with your head and feet slightly elevated causing you to fall asleep quickly and stay asleep longer. For more information, check out our blog article 5 Reasons to Use a Hammock as Your Bed.

Yes! People have been sleeping in hammocks for centuries. The best hammocks for sleeping include Mayan, Brazilian, and camping hammocks because the sides of the hammock will cocoon your body, keeping you safely in the center.

No! Lying in a hammock with your head slightly elevated helps you achieve the perfect sleeping position. Sleeping this way allows your body to stretch out, aligns your spine and loosens tight muscles. This can actually help alleviate back pain. 

We suggest storing your hammock indoors when not in use, especially during inclement weather.

No, the hammock itself is made of quilted fabric and cannot be removed. If you are looking for a removable fabric piece for a rope hammock, try our quilted hammock pads and pillows.

No, you can hang the hammock between any two suitable trees too!

We suggest storing your hammock indoors when not in use, especially during inclement weather.

Any hammocks with a spreader bar will not fit in a washing machine. To clean these hammocks, use a mild soap and damp cloth to spot clean stains. Thoroughly rinse the hammock and hang it to dry. Mayan and Brazilian hammocks can be placed in a mesh net laundry bag and washed using a gentle/delicate cycle and a mild detergent. You can also wash these hammocks by hand. Hang to dry.

This varies based on the size and style of the hammock. Generally, most hammocks can be used with our universal stand. If you have any questions about finding the right hammock stand please contact our customer service department for assistance.

No, you can hang the hammock between any two suitable trees too!

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