For those who love spending time in the sun – whether that be at the beach, poolside, or just on your outdoor patio – finding ways to improve this already failsafe way to relax in summer is always on the list. And if you’re looking for new pieces to add to your outdoor patio, backyard or garden, we’d highly recommend investing in an outdoor sun lounger.
Often found poolside (if you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor pool), it is increasingly popular for outdoor settings – especially in summer. So, if lying down with a wide-brim hat, a refreshing drink, and a good book sounds like an activity you’d like more of this season, then you’re at the right place.
Below, we’ve curated our edit of the best sun loungers that are made to complete your outdoor patio setting this year.
The best outdoor sun loungers for summer 2023
Cannes sun lounger in Acacia Natural, Freedom
Relax in style with this gorgeous sun lounger from Freedom. Crafted from sturdy acacia timber with a sleek slatted design, this sun lounger will look right at home in any outdoor setting. Plus, with its foam and fibre-filled cushions, you’ll be lying here all day (and night) long.
Monaco wheeled outdoor sun lounger, Temple & Webster
This sun lounger from Temple & Webster can be easily moved from a to b thanks to its handy wheels. It also features a discreet retractable side tray that acts as the perfect spot to hold your summer beverage of choice, and all other poolside essentials (like a good book or SPF).
Teramo outdoor day bed pod, Amart Furniture
$1299 (usually $1999)
Looking for a sun lounger that takes the spotlight in your humble outdoor setting? Look no further than the Teramo outdoor sun lounger from Amart Furniture. Big on style, impact, and comfort, this sun lounger is made from durable wicker and features neutral grey-hued cushioning, so it’s easy to incorporate with your existing outdoor features.
VidaXL sun lounger in solid wood teak, Matt Blatt
A sun lounger that will never go out of style is this slatted wooden one from VidaXL. Constructed from extremely durable teak that is known for its exceptional strength and weather resistance, making it far more suitable for garden furniture than any other kind of wood.
VidaXL sun lounger in grey, Amazon
This sun lounger is not only extremely comfortable but also features a curvaceous armrest that makes it a unique piece for your outdoor patio or pool area. Plus, you can also adjust the backrest to four positions for customised and optimal relaxation.
Slide low lita lounge in milky white, Myer
For design enthusiasts, this sun lounger is a wishlist item. Created by the Italian designer Paola Navone, the slim design of the back and of the seat perfectly matches the four oversized legs that ground it. Playful and contemporary, if your budget allows, this sun lounger is a no-brainer for all outdoor relaxation sessions and soirees to come.
Gardeon outdoor sun lounge in white, Myer
Sturdy and stylish. This sun lounge features contoured armrests and a soft all-weather pillow to provide you with extra comfort while you lie back and soak up some sun.
Andre wicker outdoor sunbed with cushion in light grey, Luxo Living
Looking for a modern addition to your outdoor setting? The Andre outdoor sunbed is your answer. With a sleek grey hue paired with a white aluminium frame, this sunbed is the epitome of modern elegance. Featuring a thick seat cushion with a small round pillow, and a built-in side table top that is perfect for storing your favourite beverage(s) and snacks, this sun lounge is a must this season.
Cape Cod Adirondack timber armchair footstool set, Luxo Living
$179 (usually $209)
If you are a fan of coastal style, then this classic sun lounger from Luxo Living is for you. With a high backrest and extra wide armrests for optimum comfort, and its easily foldable and portable feature, it’s a no-fuss option this season. Plus, it comes with a footstool, too.