Hammock is a type of sling that is made up of different materials and is suspended between two points. Hammocks are generally used for sleeping, resting and sometimes for swinging. They are one of the most comfortable types of sleeping beds you can ever get your hands on. Initially used on ships by marines and sailors, hammocks have now become an important part of any travelers’ inventory. Whether you love hiking or trekking, having a hammock in your backpack is an absolute necessity if you want to enjoy your time off in a perfect relaxed mode.
Types of Hammocks
Currently, the following types of hammocks are used the most-
- Spreader Bar Hammock
- Mayan Hammock
- Brazilian Hammock
- Naval Hammock
- Nicaraguan Hammock
- Venezuelan Hammock
Each type of hammock has its own distinctive feature and it available in a variety of color, size, and patterns. Depending on your requirement and the type of holiday you are planning to take, you can choose the most suitable hammock for yourself.
Why choose a Brazilian Hammock?
A Brazilian Hammock is usually made from cotton fabric and is known for its durability. This durability probably comes because of the fact these types of South American hammocks are made out of tightly woven or tightly knitted fabric or net. The tight knitting may not allow much ventilation in between the hammock but it makes sure that the hammock does not start sagging after a certain period of time. Such hammocks are also very comfortable to sleep in. So, if you are planning on sleeping in a hammock under the cool summer wind at night or enjoy some sun at the beach, you must think about getting this one. It will also last much longer, getting the most out of your investment.