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Inspiring Space for a Hanging Chair

Hanging Chair Heaven

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Thick Mexican Hammock Chair with a Mexican Girl Model

Do you ever have those days where you just want to curl up and be in your own little world, at least for a short while? Where better to do this, than in an indoor or outdoor hanging chair. Not only do they serve a useful purpose, they are elegant, glamorous and create a ‘WOW’ factor in any household.

hammock chair in black

Warning: With this design, you’ll want to swing like you’re a 5-year-old at the playground again. It’s too irresistible. Good thing this Macramé chair works indoors or out.

beige white canvas hammock chair with tassels

Up the cozy factor in your house in a major way with with a hanging chair! No matter your style, there’s an option for you on this list, and they give all new meaning to hanging out.

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Macrame Hanging Chair

These gorgeous macrame hanging chairs add color and vibrancy to your outdoor space, whether your flowers are in bloom or not. Hang from your porch rafters or tree branches and take in the gentle summer breezes.

indoor hammock chair
indoor hammock chair

Hammock Chair mounted in ceiling

If you’re going to hang a chair from the ceiling, you’ll definitely want to make sure you secure it properly. Follow our hanging chair guide for installation. If you’re still not confident that you won’t end up on your bum, hire a handyman.

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Hanging Chair in Cream

Raw Hanging Chair

Besides hanging chairs being so unique and fun, You’ll love how they enclose you in, like a cocoon. Anyone can find that so comforting and cozy, and can easily imagine kicking back in one with a drink and relaxing evening nights away. Wouldn’t you want to do that in any of these?

Happy Shopping at Siesta Hammocks!


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Camping Hammock: A Great Substitute To A Tent

Think outside of the “Tent”

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Camping Hammocks

Camping Hammock the latest trend

When you think about camping, what image comes to mind? Probably a tent. Tents and camping have truly become linked over the past few decades. If you went camping and it wasn’t in a cabin or an RV, you slept in a tent. Recently that image has started to change, as an alternative way to camp has emerged: No, not your backyard hammock with its woven net and wooden spreader bars that love to flip you over. Somewhat, a camping hammock made especially for sleeping.

Such hammocks have been common in Central and South America for a long time, but are now undergoing numerous advancements in design and materials, and becoming more and more popular with car campers and backpackers the world over.

Why? Because Camping Hammock offers a bunch of definite advantages:

More comfort. Say goodbye to sleeping on rocks, roots, mud, bugs, and sloping, uneven ground. Camping in a hammock allows you to rise above it all. Learning to sleep comfortably in a hammock has a learning curve, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll be getting the best night’s sleep in the outdoors you’ve ever experienced. Some even prefer their hammock to their bed at home. So if you want to hit the trails each morning well-refreshed, and return home feeling rejuvenated instead of exhausted, go with a our nice quality selection of camping hammock.

Adaptability. Camping Hammock offer more freedom of location when it comes to your hammock up between trees and rocks, over a stream, on a hill, next to a waterfall…you can even string it up between two car racks. Plus, a camping hammock does double duty on your trips, not only serving as a bed for sleeping, but as a chair and a lounger. Take a nap, read, and relax in your hammock all throughout the day. And of course it can serve the same purpose when you get home; while a tent sits in your basement between trips, you can use your camping hammock all the time for relaxing in the backyard (or even inside).

Double Parachute Hammocks

Easy to set up. Not every camping hammock is easier to set up than a tent (depends on the hammock and tent that you’re using), but they’re definitely easy. Double Parachute Hammock, for example, can be hung in just two minutes. No more struggling with tent poles and stakes or check out our how to hang your hammock guide that we’ve posted months ago.

Value for money. Many camping hammock offer super sturdy construction and materials and are as rugged as many high quality tents on the market. Slate Grey Hammock, for example, is made with their 210T Riptop Nylon fabric, that includes all you need accessories setting up your hammock, which is why we feel confident to recommend it to beginners in camping as well as experts in their field.

The Perfect Accessory

If you’re not convinced about replacing the tent with a hammock, then that’s ok! The best part about a travel hammock is that it’s an incredible addition to your camping kit even if you don’t sleep in it. Our camping hammocks are easy to unpack and set up just to chill out for a few hours, whether it’s reading a book, taking a nap after a hike or just hanging around. Then when you’re ready to go, they’re easy to pack up in the storage bag that is included!

Siesta Portable High Strength Parachute Fabric Camping Hammock Hanging Bed

We offer Camping Hammocks that have been designed to be the very best a hammock can be, by being tested against other products, improving on their shortcomings and incorporating everything that made them great. They come in a range of bright and vivid colours too.

At Siesta Hammocks, we even take you through the pros of having a camping hammock, and we also stock wide variety of hammocks for delivery Australia wide.

For any questions on any of our products chat with us 9am – 3pm AEST or please call our friendly customer support team on (02) 8091 1204.

Happy Shopping at Siesta Hammocks!


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Why Mexican Hammocks are Great?

Why Mexican Hammocks are Great?

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Mexican Queen Cotton Hammock in Colorina

Mexican Hammocks

Mexico is a well known place for making authentic, unique Mexican Hammocks but what’s the secret ingredient that makes it wonderful and appealing to any individual indulge in it and give you the sensation like floating in the cloud?

Mexican hammock history

A woman using a hammock dated 16th Century

Let’s go back some 1,000 years to Central America where the Maya and other indigenous peoples crafted them out of tree bark or plant fibers. According to accounts , people would place hot coals or kindle small fires under their hammocks to stay warm or ward off insects as they slumbered. It’s an old fashion way to represent the fireplace at the comfort of your living room! How cool right?

What makes Mexican Hammock Authentic?

Mexican man weaving a hammock

What makes this type of hammock stand out against others? Besides their vibrant colours, exceptional designs, perhaps the things that we love the most is how they are Made by the Mexican People.

Using its almost thousand of years old methods, all of their hammocks are handmade! Nomanufacturing practices just plain old weaving methods that they’re very proud to say that’s irreplaceable part of their culture and history.

Mexican Queen Cotton Hammock in Colorina

Why Mexican Hammocks are Great?

Mexican Cotton Hammock, being a natural fiber, which and with the right amount of care, it can last for many years. The end strings or loop strings of our hammocks are very durable for strength and support.

Mexican Nylon hammock which is ideal to be left outdoors, threads are bright and shiny, but less forgiving against the skin.

Mexican King Nylon in Cichen

Mexican hammocks come in all colors, from white and natural colour to multi-colored, rainbow hammock that adds outdoor style to your backyard, cottage or picnic.

How can I support Mexican Artisans?

When you buy a Mexican hammock from us, you are directly helping and provide a great impact to their families income, supporting the self sufficiency of their citizen and the development of their community.

Also, if you place the order anytime we offer EXPRESS SHIPPING FREE OF CHARGE on our Single to Jumbo Size Mexican hammock selections! Chat with us or call us now so we can check your location if it’s on our express delivery network!


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Baby Hammock: Why is it so popular?

All you need to know about Baby Hammocks

Koala Baby Hammock and Stand

A new parent will discover that babies love being rocked to sleep using a baby hammock. Many believe that the reason babies are serene by swaying motions in their baby hammock is because they associate the movements with what was experienced when they were enclosed in their mother’s womb.

Benefits of using a baby hammock

Due to its suspended design, the bed will gently move with each jiggle of your baby. This is a great help for parents as a restless baby can quickly rock itself to sleep without your assistance. The resemblance to the womb do not end there.

Kangoo Baby Hammock

Benefits of having a Baby Swing

When placed in our Kangoo Baby Swing, your baby’s body weight will pull the fabric in, forming a snug cocoon. The cozy environment recreates the enclosed feeling of the mothers womb. Some hammock swing form such as Kaya Natura Baby Hammock, there is no need to swaddle.

The babies are really very sensitive and fragile. It is really very important that you take proper care of your baby all the time and especially in the time of their sleeping, The gorgeous Kaya Natura baby hammock & Wooden Carello Baby Stand allows you to always be close to your baby virtually anywhere inside your home or in the garden – and still have your hands free!

Koala Baby swing
A Baby in a Koala Baby Hammock

Don’t have a stand available? We got you covered! Check out our tips on hanging a hammock guide that will ensure that they are sleeping comfortably because it will allow your child to be healthy, happy and safe all the time, perfect with our baby hammocks.

Our goal was to brighten your day and show you the potential of an affordable baby swing hammock to ease your spirits 24/7/365 days a year.

How can we help you change your world? Click the chat button on our website to talk to someone immediately, or send us an email to, and we will reply promptly during business hours.



Hammock Chair and Hammock Stand Guide

Hammock Chair and Hammock Stand Guide

Hammock Chair indoors

It’s easy to spend a cold winter’s day and settle for a movie marathon. What if we can provide you the most comfortable way to spend the entire day just laying around and feel the coziness without using a couch?

White Hammock chair with tassels with white background

Hammock Chair and Hammock Stand Guide

OurWhite cotton ropehammock chair with frame it’s way perfect for indoor use and gives you that luxurious interior design at the heart of your home.

Interior design using a hammock chair

Beige Padded Sofa Chair with Chair Stand
Beige Padded Sofa Chair with Chair Stand

With its beautiful neutrallycoloured hammock chair the hammock chair can be suitable to your home decors and the addition of the tassels make this hammock chair a nice piece of furniture that stands out.

Hammock Chair for Kids

Kids playing in a hammock chair
Kids playing in a hammock chair

The hammock chair with hammock stand adds an element of fun for kids who wants to watch their favourite cartoon while they comfortably layback in thenatural hammock chairmade with 100% organic cotton rope this makes the hammock chair with hammock stand a perfect tool for their well-being.

Mexican Hammock Chair

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Mexican Hammock chair with Chair Stand

Mexican Hammock Chair with Chair Stand

Want to own a southwestern Mexican hammock chair? We’ve got you covered! With ourMexican Hammock Chair with Frame this will bring a genuine piece of Mexican furniture to your home.

Hand Crafted Hammock Chairs

mexican hammock chair in red colour with white background

Each piece of our hammock chair is 100% handcrafted with the help of local artisans from Mexico don’t expect industrial perfection but to appreciate the authentic imperfection made possible by a mix of artisans texture with exemplary design and premium original quality.

Can’t find what’s suitable for you? You can browse through a huge range ofqualityhammock chair of different sizes, shapes and colour options at Siesta Hammocks. There are also hammocks to choose from if you prefer to relax and read upright.

Buy premium quality hammock chairs now or ourcombo hammock chair with frame, we’re very happy to answer any questions just give us a shout and our live chat agent will attend to your queries or call us on the number nominated on the site!”

Hammock Chair and Hammock Stand Guide


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Hammock Stand and Frames 101

Hammock Stands and Frames

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Double Size Hammock with Steel Frame

Hammock stand are the easiest way to hang a hammock. With a hammock stand, you can simply hook and unhook your hammock whenever you please.

adjustable steel hammock frame

Once you start looking, you’ll find lots of places to hang your hammock. Although 2 trees are perfect, they are not the only things that you can hang a hammock on.

Hammock stands can be used for many hammock types, both with and without spreader bars. Some stands are adjustable for different lengths, while others suit specific types and lengths of hammocks.

If you have a hammock already and want one of our frames, make sure to ask us as we can provide recommendations on what suitable sizes will fit your hammock stand.

Adjustable Hammock Stand

apex steel hammock frame

Yes, you’ve heard that right! Our hammock stand don’t always need to remain stationary to one particular area – fair enough, the likes of our Adjustable Steel Hammock Frame and Steel Apex Frame are able to move around with its weight at 16 kilograms which is on a lighter side, can be transported here and there, with ease.

Hammock Frame Maintenance

Quality hammock stands are designed for outdoors and they’re weather-resistant, but to ensure your hammock stand remains in good shape for longer, coat with oil or a clear stain. While a good stain can protect your stand all year round, might consider covering it or bring your hammock stand indoors.

Hammock with a stand

Double Size Hammock with Steel Frame in Multi Colour fabric

Our Double Size Hammock with a Steel frame are the best choice by many buyers when it comes to quality and longevity. It also comes with a bright and vibrant double hammock making it exceptional value for money.

If the Double Size Hammock with a Steel Frame isn’t to your liking, you can view more of our hammock with stand selections.

If you’ve got questions, the quickest way to get you answers is via chat. Our team has mastered the art of laid-back customer service delivered from hammocks and stands, and we promise that at least one of us will be awake and at the ready 24/7 Click the chat tab on our website, and let’s do this!


Interior Hammock – Style It The Way You Want it!

When you think “hammock” it’s common to think outdoor hammocks, sipping drinks and napping in the sunshine. However, hammocks are just as good hung indoors, especially when you don’t have the luxury of an outdoor space! And in our opinion, having a hammock added to your living room, bedroom or “inside space” is sometimes even better than outside.

Interior hammocks are the perfect hybrid between a bed and couch, whether it’s chilling with a good book, procrastinating on a laptop / tablet or sneaking in a quick kip to recharge the batteries. Here are some of our top picks:

A colourful, vibrant hammock such as our Single or Double Size Hammock, provides a lovely lounging spot and will brighten up the room.

Interior Hammock – Indoor

Colourful hammocks can brighten up the room

Interior Hammock – Alternative as a couch

Some people even opt for hammocks in lieu of a couch. Bright colours are perfect for a kids’ playroom for them to literally “hang out” in their own space, or even for a living room to just kick back with a magazine or good book. Our vibrant Nicaraguan Hammocks are a great choice!

Enjoy some quiet time indoors

Substitute as a bed

Or if you want a classy white look, a macramé hammock, such as our Double Nicaraguan Hammock, to bring out the elegance in your room.

Macrame hammock

Another option if you prefer a modern, classy look, go for a simple white hammock such as our Double Queen Resort Hammock

interior hammock - Modern day classy look

If you’re after something a bit smaller, but equally comfy and stylish, a Canvas Hammock Chair with Tassels might be more your taste.


Jump online to Siesta Hammocks today and check out our range of hammocks – we’ve got you covered!



Tips To Hang Your Hammock


You’ve just bought your hammock. Fantastic! Now it’s time to properly hang it!

First, you’ll want to find your perfect location and decide which of the techniques below best fits your environment. Keep in mind these are just the most simple hanging techniques – not the ONLY ones – and you can always extend your hammock’s reach with longer ropes!

Tips To Hang Your Hammock – INSIDE YOUR HOME

To hang a hammock indoors, drill two hooks into a ceiling or wall beam. Use a rope or carabiner to link each hook with the eyes of the hammock.

tips to hang your hammock


Wrap a rope securely around each tree trunk and attach the ropes to the eyes of the hammock (using a knot or carabiner).

tips to hang your hammock


By wrapping two ropes securely around the beams or posts and attaching the ropes to the eyes of the hammock (using a knot or carabiner).

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Tips To Hang Your Hammock – A HYBRID APPROACH

You can also use a combination of structures to hang a hammock- for instance, a porch post and a tree. Secure a rope to the porch by drilling a hook or wrapping it around. Secure the other rope to the tree. Make sure the two sides are hung evenly!


Our hammocks are compatible with most hammock stands on the market- if you are considering a hammock stand, double check our hanging specs (below) with the stand manufacturers’ recommendations.


Now that you’ve picked out how you want to hang your hammock, you’ll want to know where to place your anchor points. The following measurements are the OPTIMAL dimensions to hang each of our hammocks.

(These dimensions are optimal, but if your hammock environment doesn’t match up to these measurements perfectly, you’ll also find our recommended ranges for each measurement below. And, as always, remember you can extend the reach of your hammock by using ropes!)

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Classic Double Hammock

Optimal Width (between eyes)……….. 120 in / 10 ft
Optimal Height (of eyes)………………….. 60 in / 5 ft
Optimal Distance from Ground ……….. 24 in / 2 ft


We understand that not every environment lends itself to the above optimal dimensions. Below you’ll find a range of recommended dimensions that will work for you!

Classic Double Hammock

Range of Width (between eyes).. 96 in / 8 ft – 132 in / 11 ft
Range of Height (of eyes) ………. 48 in / 4 ft – 72 in / 6 ft

PLEASE NOTE: The closer you hang the eyes together, the higher your hammock will need to be from the ground. For example, you will not be able to hang a hammock at a width of 8 ft and height of 4 ft. Your measurements will likely fall somewhere within the recommended range.

There you have it! You’re good to get your hammock hung, and before you know it, you’ll be kicking back in your awesome hammock!



Camping Experience In Hammocks

Tents are the universal symbol of camping. But what if there was a way to make the camping experience more comfortable, more enjoyable and even easier to setup and take down?

Camping Hammocks. Yes, that’s right. Ditch the tent, and go a hammock instead. But why?

Camping hammocks – You’ll Sleep Better

There are quite a lot of reasons suggesting that hammocks provide a much better sleep than a tent. We have covered a lot of the benefits of sleeping and napping in a hammock. But really, can you think of anything better than a great night’s camping out in nature? You’ll fall asleep with a smile on your face and you’ll wake up happy, refreshed, and comfortable.

Floating versus Sleeping on the Ground

How many times have you woken up in a tent in the middle of the night because of a badly placed rock or tree root that you didn’t realise was there when you set your tent up? Or even worse, you forgot your tent mattress?

With a camping hammock, it doesn’t matter what the ground looks like underneath you. You can camp on a hill, over rocks, or tree-stumps. You camp over wet terrain if you really wanted to. Either way, your comfort is first class, irrespective of what lies beneath you! Our camping hammocks come with aluminium carabiners and hanging straps, and are easy to set up wherever you want!

The Perfect Accessory

If you’re not convinced about replacing the tent with a camping hammocks, then that’s ok! The best part about a travel hammock is that it’s an incredible addition to your camping kit even if you don’t sleep in it. Our camping hammocks are easy to unpack and set up just to chill out for a few hours, whether it’s reading a book, taking a nap after a hike or just hanging around. Then when you’re ready to go, they’re easy to pack up in the storage bag that is included!

We offer Camping Hammocks that have been designed to be the very best a hammock can be, by being tested against other products, improving on their shortcomings and incorporating everything that made them great. They come in a range of bright and vivid colours too.

Siesta Portable High Strength Parachute Fabric Camping Hammock Hanging Bed

For more information, check out our camping hammock page, or for more fantastic napping options. If you have any questions, we’re here to chat 7 days per week, between normal business hours, on our website, or on our Facebook page.

Otherwise, email us at or phone us on (02) 8091 1596 and Aaron, our customer service expert, will be happy to assist!



Science says you need a hammock!

Science says you need a hammock! It’s official: there’s a reason that swaying gently in a hammock is so relaxing. Science says that rocking as you fall asleep affects your brain waves, allowing you to gently drift off to sleep, faster!

The results help explain why everyone, from babies to adults, find rocking back and forth so soothing. We know that catching a quick afternoon nap is helpful to refresh the brain. But doing so in a hammock is probably now the best option!

Science says you need a hammock – The power of naps

Napping can help:

  • Alleviate sleep deficits;
  • Boost your problem solving, verbal memory, and learning;
  • Improve reaction times and logical reasoning;
  • Improve mood and feelings of sleepiness and fatigue;
  • Regulate blood pressure, stress levels, and surprisingly, even weight management.

The studies

To find out if rocking really does improve sleep and how it might do so, researchers from the University of Geneva recruited 12 male volunteers, who attended the university’s sleep lab for a 45-minute nap on a custom-built bed suspended from the ceiling. The researchers proceeded to test two different sleep conditions on two separate afternoons: one where the bed was stationary, and the other nap whereby it swayed gently. As they slept, the men’s brain activity was monitored.

Interestingly, all of the men fell asleep faster and slept more deeply when the bed was rocking. When the bed was still, sleepers spent about half of their nap in the initial phase of light sleep, and when the bed was rocking, the initial phase only took up about 30 percent of the nap. The deeper phase of sleep increased by about 10% when the bed was swaying, increasing from about 50 percent of the nap to more than 60 percent.

The researchers aren’t yet sure whether rocking out in a comfy hammock is more restful over the course of an entire night of sleep, but they hope future research could aid in treatment for insomnia. In the meantime, you now have permission to laze away summer afternoons on the hammock. Science said so.

The team at Siesta Hammocks are experts at napping: some of our favourites selections include:

Queen Size Fernando Hammock

Quilted hammock with pillow
Relax in a quilted hammock with pillow

Double-size Nicaraguan hammock:

Double-size Nicaraguan hammock
Another option is the double-size Nicaraguan hammock

Browse our website for more fantastic napping options. If you have any questions, we’re here to chat 7 days per week, between normal business hours.

Email ( or phone us on (02) 8091 1596 and Aaron, our customer service expert, will be happy to assist!