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Help Dad Unwind With These Perfect Hammock Gift Ideas

May 14, 2019 7 min read

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas that Will Whisk Your Dad off His Feet

Dad doesn't want a tie this year. Or any more tools. What he really wants is some peace and quiet and to be able to sit back, relax, and enjoy his afternoons.

Not sure how to help him reach this goal? Get him a hammock this Father's Day! Hammocks are one of, if not the best gifts for men. Really, who doesn’t enjoy hanging in a hammock?

Hammocks are a great Father’s Day gift idea because they let him enjoy some ‘me time’ outside. He can also get in some much-deserved R&R, and maybe even take afternoon naps on a comfortable, gently rocking hammock.

Best of all, a new hammock will make your Dad feel appreciated since this gift shows that you care about him getting enough relaxation time.

For help choosing the perfect hammock gifts for Dad, here’s a guide to shopping for the ultimate Father’s Day gift.

Father's Day Shopping Tips

When shopping for hammocks for Father’s Day gifts, keep these tips in minds:

Set a budget. Your Dad probably doesn’t want you to blow a budget after buying his gift, so figure out a price range that is reasonable for you. And use this budget to help narrow down your search.

Understand his needs and hobbies. How your Dad enjoys spending his free time will help determine the best type of hammock for him. Does he like reading outdoors? Lounging in the backyard or by the pool? Or does he like to go hiking and camping?

Once you’ve figured out a budget and your Dad’s needs, you can now browse through hammocks to find the best hammock for Dad.

READ MORE: HOLIDAY SHOPPING MADE EASY WITH HAMMOCKS

Some of the Best Hammocks for Dad Include:

Adjustable Hanging Hammock Chair With Foot Rest - Sand Colour

The Hammock Chair – For the Backyard Lounger

The Adjustable Hanging Hammock Chair with Foot Rest is designed with one thing in mind—total relaxation. With a comfortable hanging chair to spend afternoons in, your Dad will find any excuse to stay hanging.  

This hammock chair is ideal for the backyard lounger who enjoys relaxing outdoors with a good book and cool drink in hand.

Special Features
  • Sturdy, single-person hammock chair that can hold up to 250 lbs
  • All-weather design, so Dad can leave it hanging outdoors all summer long
  • Fully adjustable hammock chair for Dad to find a height that is just right
  • Footrest for Dad to kick back and relax
  • Comes with a pillow so Dad can rest his head while reading, napping, or gazing up at the sky
  • Cup holder included for Dad to easily reach his favourite beverage
  • Lightweight design for easy transport—only 6.3 lbs!
  • Comes with a convenient carrying bag for Dad to pack up and carry his beloved hammock chair anywhere he pleases
Product Details
  • Price: $69.97 CAD – $79.97 CAD
  • Materials: Polyester and polyethylene hanging rope. Nylon 600D, weather resistant, soft, and comfortable
  • Available Colours: Green or sand
  • Hammock Weight: 6.3 lbs
  • Top Wooden Bar Length: 36.3"
  • Armrest Bar Length: 30"
  • Footrest Bar Length: 19"
  • Chair Height: 62.3"
  • Weight Capacity:250 lbs             
READ MORE:YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE ON HANGING HAMMOCKS OUTDOORS

Mosquito Net Camping Hammock Nylon

The Camping Hammock – For the Outdoor Adventurer

Who needs a tent when you have the 210 D Nylon Mosquito Net Hammock? This is the must-have hammock for any dad who enjoys camping.

If your dad has never tried hammock camping before, but he loves spending time out in the wild, then this gift is a double-whammy. Once he tries hammock camping, he’ll likely never want to pitch a tent again.

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Special Features
  • The No-See-Um Mosquito Mesh allows Dad to sleep outdoors without being an all-you-can-eat buffet for mosquitos, essentially replacing the need for a tent
  • Large bed—9 feet long by 4.5 feet wide—makes for a comfortable almost queen-size bed
  • So light—only 19 ounces. Dad can carry this hammock on long treks without getting winded
  • Folds into a small attached sack for easy packing—won’t take up valuable space in Dad’s backpack that could go towards other camping essentials, like beef jerky
  • Rip-proof material—in case Dad is a wee bit clumsy when handling his hammock
  • Quick-dry material makes it A-Okay for Dad to leave his hammock out in the rain without the worry of mold and mildew creeping in
READ MORE: 6 MAJOR HEALTH BENEFITS OF SLEEPING IN A HAMMOCK
Product Details
  • Price: $59.97 CAD
  • Materials: Nylon 210D – Polyester Net or 210T Ripstop Polyester, quick-dry, weather-, mold-, and mildew-resistant
  • Available Colours: Dark green
  • Hammock Weight: 1.2 lbs
  • Hammock Length: 10.5 ft.
  • Hammock Bed Length: 9 ft.
  • Hammock Bed Width:4.5 ft.
  • Weight Capacity: 300 lbs
READ MORE: HOW TO DIY AN UNDERQUILT AND TOP QUILT FOR YOUR HAMMOCK

Cotton Rope Hammock - Double

The Rope Hammock – A Classic Hammock for Dad

You can’t go wrong when it comes to the classic Cotton Rope Hammock - Double. This comfortable and durable white rope hammock is sure to please dads of all kinds (and their companions too!).

If your dad is willing to share his new hammock, this hammock comfortably fits two people for a nice backyard cuddle underneath the trees.

Special Features
  • High-quality craftsmanship
  • Classic rope and spreader-bar style suits any backyard décor or outdoor space
  • Breathable natural cotton fibers let Dad feel a nice breeze on those hot summer days
  • Large bed and high weight capacity to fit two adults comfortably
Product Details
  • Price: $93.97 CAD – $109.97 CAD
  • Materials: 3-ply twisted cotton rope and wood spreader bars
  • Available Colours: Natural white
  • Hammock Weight: 11 lbs
  • Hammock Length: 13 ft.
  • Hammock Bed Length: 7 ft.
  • Hammock Bed Width: 5 ft.
  • Weight Capacity: 450 lbs
  • Recommended Storage after Outdoor Use: Yes
READ MORE: HOW TO HANG A HAMMOCK INDOORS

Poolside | Lake Hammock With 3-Beam Stand

The Poolside Hammock With Stand – For A Simple, No-Fuss Hang

If you want your dad to enjoy all the benefits of a hammock without any of the work, then consider the Poolside | Lake Hammock With 3-Beam Stand for a Father’s Day gifts. Since this hammock comes with a supportive stand, the assembly is simple and won’t require Dad to haul out his toolbox.

To make things even easier, the Poolside | Lake Hammock is made of quick-dry water-resistant material, so Dad can hang it by the pool, lake, or in the backyard, and won’t have to pack it up when it rains.

Special Features
  • Double hammock with sturdy spreader bars and a large enough bed and weight capacity to fit two adults
  • Easy set up so Dad can spend more time in his new hammock and less time trying to hang it up
  • Quick-drying Textilene material is soft on the skin and will quickly dry after Dad goes for a swim or leaves it out in the rain
  • The large 15-foot 3-beam stand is easy to assemble and can be used to support any spreader-bar hammock
Product Details
  • Price: $299.94 CAD – $384.96 CAD
  • Materials: Textilene fabric, wood spreader bars, and steel stand
  • Available Colours: Red, sawgrass, blue and white stripes, sand patterns, and light-blue patterns
  • Hammock & Stand Weight: 68.2 lbs
  • Hammock Length: 13 ft.
  • Hammock Bed Length: 6.6 ft.
  • Hammock Bed Width: 4.6 ft.
  • Weight Capacity: 450 lbs
  • Stand Length: 15 ft.
  • Stand Base Width: 4 ft.

XL Thick Cord Mayan Hammock with Bamboo Stand

Mayan Hammock With Stand – The Complete Package for the Dad Who Has It All

Looking for something extra special for the man who has it all? Well, look no further. The XL Thick Cord Mayan Hammock with Bamboo Stand is one special hammock and stand combo.

The hammock itself is handmade by Mayan artisans who use the traditional Mayan diamond-stitch pattern. The result is strong extra-thick cotton threads that are soft and oh-so-comfortable.

Dad can easily set up this hammock with its luxurious bamboo stand. This solid, natural multi-ply bamboo stand is strong, durable, and eco-friendly.

To top it off, the large family-sized hammock can hold up to 500 lbs, so Dad can cuddle in the hammock with Mom, the grandkids, and maybe even you! 

Special Features
  • Extreme comfort with the extra-soft thick-cord Mayan design
  • The XL bed is large enough to stretch out or hang in with the entire family
  • Easy setup with the stand, giving Dad more time for relaxing
  • Bamboo stand is waterproof, humidity-resistant, and rot-resistant
  • The stand is stronger than hardwood, birch, and cypress
  • The Stand is also natural (not stained) and eco-friendly
Product Details
  • Price: $569.94 CAD – $729.94 CAD
  • Materials: Cotton cord with nylon end strings and eco-friendly solid multi-ply bamboo board
  • Available Colours: Hot colours, forest green, and natural white
  • Hammock & Stand Weight: 98 lbs
  • Hammock Length: 15 ft.
  • Hammock Bed Length: 7 ft.
  • Hammock Bed Width: 6.6 ft.
  • Weight Capacity: 500 lbs
  • Stand Length: 14.5 ft.
  • Stand Base Width: 3.8 ft.
READ MORE:HAMMOCK BUYING GUIDE – FABRICS EDITION

Sisters hanging in Dad's hammock outdoors

Bonus: Accessories for Dad’s Hammock

Once you’ve chosen the perfect hammock for Dad, consider including some of these accessories to make his hang even more worthwhile. 

Hammock Straps

If you don’t choose a hammock with a stand, or your Dad plans to take his hammock camping, then these Hammock Tree Straps - 21 Multi-Loop Adjustment System are a must for easy setup anywhere with two properly spaced trees.

Protective Sock

The Protective Hammock Sock will help keep any non-spreader bar hammock protected from the elements. Dad can easily slip this weather-resistant cover on his hammock without having to disassemble his hammock to store inside.

Cup Holders

The Hammock Drink Holders are must-have gifts for guys and any Dad who enjoys having a drink or two while lounging outside. This polyester-rope drink holder can hold cups, cans, or bottles. And it will hang in arm’s reach from the ropes on any hammock.

Whether your Dad is an outdoor enthusiast or a backyard lounger, there’s a hammock for him.

So give your Dad a special gift this Father’s Day—the gift of being able to sit back, relax, and enjoy his R&R outdoors in his new favourite lounging spot!