12 Best Pool Loungers and Deck Chairs for Summer

COMPILED BY Gina Dionisio

Time to recline in the sun.

Summer in South Africa calls for long lazy days outside by the pool or on the beach, and nothing beats a lounger when you want a little R&R in the sun. From classic and minimalist to bold and bright, the below list features our pick of the best loungers (and deck chairs) for the season.

Swaartberg Lounger

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This simple but generous lounger by Haldane Martin will help you embrace the slow life. The low earthy base is made from durable Iroko (an African Hardwood) and a double thick memory foam mattress.

Geo Lounger

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Foldable and lightweight, this graphic print lounger from Mr Price Home is ideal lazy days around the pool or at the beach.

Mastic Lounger

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Crafted from teak with an ergonomic design, the Mastic Lounger from Weylandts is the ultimate relaxation piece that will have you spending all your time outdoors.

Palissade Chaise Longue

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Palissade Chaise Longue is Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec’s outdoor line for HAY. These loungers are solid without bulkiness, elegant and non-fragile. Available locally from Crema Design.

Bali Lounger

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Made from solid Teak wood with weather-resistant cushioning, the Bali Lounger from Coricraft is made to withstand all weather conditions.

WAZ Outdoor European Lounger

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The WAZ Outdoor European Collection is amphibious by nature and therefore loves being in and out of the water. We love this European Lounger in eye-catching fuchsia.


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This lounger from Just Living has been inspired by nature and is reminiscent of organic seed shapes. It’s modern, minimalist and striking in its visual appeal.

Papa Sun Lounger

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Spend all day sprawled upon Haldane Martin‘s Papa Sun Lounger. The soft performance fabrics from Sunbrella are supportively scooped up by curved ribs of stainless steel solid rod with a round minimalist tube frame. Available in 21 colours.

4 Stylish Deck Chairs

From sleek and minimalist to retro chic, these are our top picks.

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Retro Revival

The Arlie Beach Chair from rubi.

R699 | cotton.com

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Postcard Appeal

Traditional striped Pansy Deck Chair for Sixth Floor.

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Sleek Savuti Deck Chair from Hertex Haus.

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The Beach Icon

RAW Iconic Outdoor Chair from Yuppiechef.

R1 699 | yuppiechef.com

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