January 22, 2022 5 min read

Here are some pro tips to use when choosing the perfect beach chair or garden chair. Look for chairs with a comfortable cushion.

Choose a chaise lounge to lie back on. Consider the width of the chaise lounge or chair. Think about your height because these chairs typically only come in one size. Consider the weight limit because not all chairs can hold a larger person.

Choose an armchair because you can rest your arm on it to reduce tension in your shoulders. Consider the foldability, stability, and carry straps of the chair.

Conclusion: When you need to find the perfect beach chair or garden chair, consider these 7 pro tips when you shop.

Choose a chair that is made of high quality, durable materials

When relaxing in the garden or at the beach, there is nothing more enjoyable than sitting in a comfortable chair. It is important to invest in the best quality chair you can afford to ensure you are comfortable for prolonged periods of time.

It is important to remember that the size of the chair is just as important as the materials used. As you are sitting, make sure to stay away from the back of the chair to allow your spine to follow a natural curve.

No matter your preference of style, make sure to check out garden and beach chair reviews online.

Choose a chair that is easy to clean

With the summer just around the corner, many people will be heading to the beach or relaxing in the garden. There are a variety of chairs that are available, but some may be better than others when it comes to cleaning. For example, some chairs are made with natural materials such as seagrass and can get wet and dirty during the day. Others may get dirty from sunscreen and sweat. At the end of the day, these chairs need to be cleaned - which can be a struggle.

Buying a beach or garden chair with a removable cushion, where the cushion can be inverted and used as a mat or towel on the sand, can save you some extra cleaning time.

chair on beach

Choose a chair that is very comfortable

A comfortable garden chair is a must have for any family with a deck, patio, or backyard. They are a great way to have a comfortable seat for a day lounging outside or a perfect spot to enjoy a meal with family and friends. One of my favorite types of chairs is the patio lounge chair. These chairs are very comfortable and offer a little extra storage space right underneath the seat. This is perfect for storing magazines, books, and other lounging accessories.

Choose a chair that has side pockets to store your stuff

Buying the right chair for the right occasion is always an investment. My main concern is always how comfortable it will be. Will it be sturdy enough to hold my weight and will it fold away to a compact size so I can store it away in a closet or in my car?

But another concern is side pockets. Side pockets are perfect for storing water bottles, cell phones, and other things while you're out in the garden. So not only do you have a piece of furniture that's comfortable and perfect for a picnic or beach get away, put also to hold all your stuff.

Choose a chair that folds up easily

The most comfortable way to relax on the beach is not with a heavy and bulky beach chair. There are plenty of lightweight and compact beach chairs available for purchase, which range in models and styles. The ability to unfold and change position on the beach is a major perk.

Choose a chair that has a handy drink holder

beach chairs made from wood

A chair with a handy drink holder ? Yes, please! I do enjoy the occasional ice cold beverage while sitting on my porch or reading at the beach in the summer. The problem is that I can't keep my drink on the ground for too long; the bugs get it or worse, sand. It’s very frustrating. This is why I love a chair with a drink holder. I can finally enjoy my drink without worrying about it getting dirty or taken by bugs. It also offers me variety. Do you want to spend your day refreshing your drink every time you take a sip? No way! Now you can have your cake and drink it too! -Lets enjoy some cold refreshments. 

Choose a chair that has a canopy that will protect you from the sun 

One of the best things about outdoor furniture is that you can enjoy it outside! One of the downsides of enjoying outdoor furniture is that you're exposed to the elements. The sun is one of those elements that can be very harmful to your skin and your eyes. I think that the best way to enjoy outdoor furniture and avoid the sun is to be under a canopy.

The canopy is similar to a cabana and is designed to protect you from the sun. If you enjoy outdoor activities such as lounging in the garden or relaxing at the beach but don't want to worry about the sun, this is a perfect choice. 



Beach and garden chairs make a great addition to any outdoor living space. When deciding on a chair it's always best to look for a few things:

Cost: Investing in a quality chair that will last is always a better option than purchasing a cheaper version that will need to be replaced.

Space: Be sure to take into consideration if you have enough space to put the chair and if it will take away from the overall appearance of your space.

Style: Choose a style that matches your individual style and theme. 

Weight: The weight of the chair should always be considered to avoid strains and possible back injuries.

Features: Different chairs offer different features, such as extra padding and armrest. 

Current Questions

Do I need a chair at the beach?

Some people think that they don't need a chair on the beach. There are many reasons why you would want to bring a chair on the beach with. Maybe you want to take a nap or do some work on your laptop. 

wooden chairs on seaside

How much weight can beach chairs hold? 

Often when people decide to go to the beach, they do not know how much weight their beach chairs can hold. Many beach chairs can easily hold 220 pounds. If the beach chair is lighter in weight, then the chair may only hold 180 pounds. The strength of the chair may also depend on what type of chair it is. 

How do you keep beach chairs from rusting? 

While the summer may be slowly coming to an end, it's still important to remember to take care of your beach chairs to make sure they'll be usable again next year. One of the easiest ways to do this is by painting them with a rust-inhibiting paint. The paint will help keep the chairs looking new and will help prevent any rust from forming and damaging the chair. You can also apply a coat of paste wax to provide a sealant and protect the paint job from weathering. 

Who makes the most comfortable beach chairs? 

The best beach chair is the one that offers plenty of comfort to your back, with just the right amount of give to your seat. You may have to explore the market to find the right chair, but it's worth the time you'll spend.

Author - Fred Felton
Fred Felton          

Content Creator / Editor

Fred Felton is a copywriter, editor and social media specialist based in Durban, South Africa. He has over 20 years of experience in creating high end content. He has worked with some of the biggest brands in the world. Currently Fred specialises in the adventure watersports space, focussing on surf, kayak and rafting. He is also a keynote speaker and has presented talks and workshops in South Africa.

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