We’ve rounded up a collection of unique hammocks to help you get in the swing of things this summer

Written by ERIN NEWMAN

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SWING CHAIR
Don’t expect to get anything important accomplished in this chair aside from giving in to total relaxation. The Swing Chair, made by El Salvadorian artisans using traditional centuries-old methods, is a fair-trade product that helps support communities in that country.
$79.99
www.hammockcompany.com
(800) 398-6004

KOKOON
The Kokoon by Belgian furniture manufacturer Royal Botania offers a luscious outdoor experience. Lounge in the lap of luxury supported by an environmentally harvested teak wood frame and surrounded by billowing curtains. This luxury hammock is durable and resistant to climactic conditions—perfect for years of comfy cocooning.
See website for local retailers and price
www.royalbotania.com
(212) 812-9852

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PILLOWTOP
Prepare to embrace a restful state in this Pillowtop hammock atop seven individual horizontal pillows gracefully swinging above the honey-colored arc of the Cypress hammock stand. Made by Hatteras Hammocks, this delightful lounging pairing is also a backyard stunner.
$299.99 (hammock) | $499.99 (stand)
www.hatterashammocks.com
(877) 601-9967

FATBOY
This playful lounger, capable of holding up to 330 pounds and available in 17 colors, is a sure bet for family relaxation. The Fatboy Headdemock hammock, perfectly perched in accompanying steel frame, is ready to welcome you in its bean-bag like embrace.
$499
shop.fatboyusa.com
(972) 304-6020

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BRAZ400 LIFE

BRAZILIAN
This graceful Brazilian Double Deluxe hammock by Vivere will add a bit of romance to any backyard with its hand-crocheted fringe. Made of 100% cotton in a traditional natural tone, this restful cocoon will become your go-to napping spot.
$219.94
www.wayfair.com
(877) 929-3247

CATCH A WAVE
Set sail for relaxation, supported and sheltered at the same time within a circle of bliss. The Wave hammock by Royal Botania encircles you with durable Batyline fiber on a stainless steel frame. Available in an assortment of tranquil colors.
See website for local retailers and price
www.royalbotania.com
(212) 812-9852

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ZERO GRAVITY
The Zero Gravity Hammock Chair from Sharper Image provides the sensation of floating on air as well as the back support structure needed for those who want to read, snack or just check out the view. Expansive four-foot-wide umbrella can be turned to create shade throughout the day.


$329
www.sharperimage.com
(877) 202-9337

QUILTED SUNBRELLA
Park yourself under a tree and set sail for relaxation with this Quilted Sunbrella hammock by Hatteras Hammocks with breathable, quick-drying quilt batting for cushiony softness. The sturdy Sunbrella fabric is printed with stripes on one side, solid on the other and resists mildew and fading for years of enjoyment.
$219
www.llbean.com
(800) 441-5713

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