Featured Product: Poolside Hammocks

December 14, 2018 6 min read

A blue poolside Hammock Universe hammock on a sunny beach.
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Comfortable, Stylish, and Quick-Drying Hammocks for Relaxing Days by the Pool or Lake

What’s more relaxing than going for a swim on a hot summer day? How about drying off as you sway back and forth in a comfy poolside hammock, feeling the breeze on your skin, hearing the rustle of the trees, smelling the sweet grass, and watching the water ripple by? And if you’re at the cottage, you might be lucky to hear a loon or two calling in the distance.

While this might sound like an overdone description, what we’re trying to convey is that poolside hammocks are THE place to hang after a dip in the pool or lake. Their soft, quick-drying, and waterproof materials allow you to dry off comfortably and quickly. And their variety of colours and styles means you can find the perfect hammock to suit your pool, home, or cottage décor.

So, as luxurious as hanging in your swim trunks can be, you can do it in style while hanging to dry and enjoying that sweet summer breeze.

Say What? It Can Be Left Outside, Rain or Shine?!

During those relaxing days by the pool or lake, you may forget to bring in your hammock when it rains. But it’s no big deal. Poolside hammocks are designed to get wet. And once the sun comes out again, they’ll dry in no time without fading in the sun or developing mold and mildew colonies that would otherwise infiltrate weaker fabric and destroy a beloved hammock.

Hang Solo or With Your Beau

These hammocks are double in size, which means you can sway your days away in the breeze on your own or with a loved one. There’s plenty of room for someone else to join you, but only if you’re willing to share. Otherwise, tell your beau to get their own hammock!

The Lowdown on Poolside Hammocks: Styles & Specs

Each of these poolside hammocks rock in their own way. So to find the best one to suit your pool- and lake-side hanging needs, check out these details.

Poolside lakeside hammock in light blue

Poolside | Lake Hammock – Double

If you really want to impress your friends and family, hang this hammock by the pool or at the cottage by the lake. Guaranteed, people will be waiting for their turn to hang on your cool new hammock.

With 100% waterproof fabric, you can get out of the water and into the hammock without worrying about ruining the material. And since it won’t stay wet for long—thanks to its quick-dry material and spreader bars—you won’t feel like you’re lying in a damp bed. No one likes that. 

Product Details

  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Materials: Textilene fabric—a durable, vinyl-coated polyester yarn that won’t scratch your skin—and wood spreader bars
  • Weight Capacity: 450 lbs (for 2 people)
  • Hammock Weight: 13.2 lbs
  • Colours: Light blue, red, and various patterns

Dimensions

  • Overall Length: 13 ft.
  • Bed Length: 6.6 ft.
  • Bed Width: 4.6 ft.

Red olefin poolside hammock with matching pillow

Olefin Double Quilted Hammock with Matching Pillow

For the ultimate poolside comfort, this hammock is not only double-layer quilted, but it also has an attached pillow! So you can enjoy naps and read books, magazines, or your phone in this poolside hammock with the added support for your neck and head. The elevation for your head also makes it easier to sip on a drink and munch on some snacks if you are ever so inclined to.

This hammock is made with durable, quick-drying Olefin material that is resistant to mold, scrapes, and sunlight. That means you can leave this hammock outdoors without worry. 

Product Details

  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Materials: Olefin and wood spreader bars
  • Weight Capacity: 450 lbs (for 2 people)
  • Hammock Weight: 13.2 lbs
  • Colours: Light blue and red

Dimensions

  • Overall Length: 13 ft.
  • Bed Length: 6.8 ft.
  • Bed Width: 4.6 ft.

Black quick dry olefin double hammock with matching pillow

Olefin Double Hammock with Matching Pillow - Quick Dry

This single-layer Olefin hammock also comes with a pillow! Its quick-drying material is strong, comfortable, colourfast, and made to last.

This poolside hammock is also resistant to abrasion, sunlight, mildew, and stains. So you can take your hammock hang up a notch and add some food and drink to the mix. Pillow + stain-resistant material = hammock sangria party!

Product Details

  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Materials: Olefin and wood spreader bars
  • Weight Capacity: 450 lbs (for 2 people)
  • Hammock Weight: 13.2 lbs
  • Colours: Dark blue and light green

Dimensions

  • Overall Length: 13 ft.
  • Bed Length: 6.8 ft.
  • Bed Width: 4.6 ft.

Enough Tooting Our Own Horn—Here’s What Hammock-Lovers Think of Our Poolside Hammocks

Well, we’ve told you what we think about our poolside hammocks. But in case you’re not yet sold on sipping sangria in a comfortable, quick-drying hammock by the pool or lake, we’re sharing some good vibes from our fellow hammock-lovers.

Here’s what other hammock people have to say about these poolside hammocks:

GREAT HAMMOCK – POOLSIDE | LAKE HAMMOCK – DOUBLE

“This is our second hammock, first one lasted about 10 years so there was no doubt I would purchase another one from Hammock Universe, great value and product.”

– Donna Leroux (Ottawa, ON)

GREAT FABRICATION – POOLSIDE | LAKE HAMMOCK – DOUBLE

“Very happy so far. The fabric is airy which is nice when the sun is beating down. Very good quality workmanship. I’d recommend it to anyone. The saw grass color is very nice [and] the shipping was very fast. Great vendor!”

– Gaetan Goudreault (Rockland, ON)

SOLID VALUE – POOLSIDE | LAKE HAMMOCK – DOUBLE

“Great company to deal with, looked after us and very friendly people, we are enjoying our new hammock very much, well built, and looks great in our backyard, and so relaxing, glad we dealt with Hammock Universe, highly recommended!”

– Gary Tapp

POOL SIDE HAMMOCK – POOLSIDE | LAKE HAMMOCK – DOUBLE

“[O]rdering my Hammock was easy.. Delivery was within 2 days. I installed my new hammock this past weekend and have already enjoyed it for several hours. If I could just keep my Daughter out of it I could get more relaxation time.. Great Product and Service. I highly recommend the Pool Side Hammock...”

– Frank Vonasek

POOLSIDE – POOLSIDE | LAKE HAMMOCK – DOUBLE

“Excellent product exactly as advertised on website; excellent communication; very timely free [delivery] (24 hours); couldn't ask for more! Bonus fun email from the company re: getting my order ready to be shipped. Very highly recommend!”

– Patricia Korpan

AWESOME! – OLEFIN DOUBLE QUILTED HAMMOCK WITH MATCHING PILLOW

“I will keep it brief by saying this is the best hammock I have ever purchased! Quality plus a fast delivery. It would be nice to have it in a range of colors as I would like to have another one.”

– Shelley Johnson (Oakville, ON)

MAGICAL RELAXATION DEVICE – OLEFIN DOUBLE QUILTED HAMMOCK WITH MATCHING PILLOW

“The quality of this hammock and stand was evident as soon as I opened the box, as expected. What was unexpected, however, was the ease of set-up and the quality of relaxation that was experienced from the first session. I am a very busy entrepreneur and geoscientist, with little time to sleep. After half an hour on this hammock, I felt more relaxed and rejuvenated than a full 6 hours of sleep! I would definitely recommend anything from Hammock Universe. Big Fan!”

– Brent Rouble (Sault Ste. Marie, ON)

BEST INVESTMENT EVER!! – OLEFIN DOUBLE HAMMOCK WITH MATCHING PILLOW - QUICK DRY

“We love how comfortable and easy to install the olefin double hammock with matching pillow. I received it right away and the tree ties are so easy to use. We love it and enjoy looking out on Lake Superior!! ❤️❤️❤️[Thank] you for checking in on us about our purchase ”

– Nancy MacDonald (Greater Sudbury, ON)

EXCELLENT CHOICE – OLEFIN DOUBLE HAMMOCK WITH MATCHING PILLOW - QUICK DRY

“Our double hammock is perfect for one or both of us. Even our [G]erman shepherd dog joins us. Her (short) nails are not a bother for this olefin material, it's super durable and comfortable especially with the additional pillow. Quick service shipping over to BC too. Thanks Hammock Universe, the summer is that much more amazing with your product to lounge between our trees in. Cheers!”

– Steph Knu (Hagensborg, BC)

JUST WHAT WE WANTED – OLEFIN DOUBLE HAMMOCK WITH MATCHING PILLOW - QUICK DRY

“Great purchase. Bought the tree straps to go with and have it strung up between two trees in the backyard. Very comfortable for two and the hooks/straps are very strong and seem durable. We put it away each night just to avoid the weather and birds, but it is easy to put up and down each day. We are very satisfied and this hammock completes our backyard! Oh yeah: delivery was almost instantaneous, actually. I think it arrived only three days after ordering. Incredible!”

– Richard (Nanaimo, BC)

HAPPY SWINGER – OLEFIN DOUBLE HAMMOCK WITH MATCHING PILLOW - QUICK DRY

“The best hammock ever. Wide enough for two, comfortable, and so far durable. Oh and great service those minions are the best. Thanks so much will be telling everyone about the out of world experience this had been. Take care and give those minions a tap on the head from me.”

– Roger Gaudet

LOVE MY NEW HAMMOCK – OLEFIN DOUBLE HAMMOCK WITH MATCHING PILLOW - QUICK DRY

“[B]ut more importantly my kids love their new hammock. Great service, super fast delivery and easy (even for me) to install in between two trees in my backyard. It looks great and as soon as my wife and kids give me a turn I'll let you all know how comfortable it is :-)”

– John P.

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