Double Hammock vs. Mayan Hammock
See the pros & cons of Double Hammocks & Mayan Hammocks
There are multiple variations of hammocks. Two of them are the Mayan hammocks and double hammocks. The Mayan hammock and the double hammock each have common elements, but different benefits and uses.
The Mayan hammock, thought by anthropologists to be the ancestor of all hammocks, originally made thousands of years ago from the bark of hamack trees, can accommodate one or two persons comfortably. The materials used to make Mayan hammocks and double hammocks have been changed to increase durability and the life of the product.
The Mayan hammock is made from the same comfortable, polyester fabric as the double hammock. They are also made with cotton string, providing a softer touch but less durability. Both the Mayan hammocks and the double hammocks are easy to maintain and share the same simple installation techniques. Both the Mayan hammock and the double hammock can be hung indoors or out of doors. Both the Mayan hammock and the double hammock can be suspended between two trees, two posts, two building, from a stand made for the purpose or from two opposing walls. Free standing stands are also available for both Mayan hammocks and double hammocks.
Differences between Mayan hammocks and double hammocks are:
The Mayan hammock can accommodate one or even two persons cozily. The double hammock is larger and has spreader bars to keep the fabric taut. Two adult persons who enjoy space and comfort will enjoy this type of hammock. Several small children can also find the double hammock comfortable for playing or sleeping. The double hammock will provide space, comfort and safety. Think how helpful a Mayan hammock and double hammock would be to have when friends or relatives with several children come to visit. Mayan hammocks and double hammocks are convenient to have as well as comfortable and attractive.
Mayan hammocks and double hammocks travel well and are easy to reinstall, although the Mayan hammock is a little less bulky. Packing and moving your Mayan hammock or double hammock is simple. Fold it carefully, per the instructions and store it in a clean cloth bag. Once you arrive at your destination, find the perfect location, remove your Mayan hammock or double hammock from the bag and install it.
There are many different colors of these type of hammocks to choose from usually. With a little browsing you can find just about whatever it is you are looking for to suit your needs. If you are looking for a hammock for sleeping purposes either the Mayan or the double will do depending on your preference. They will both fit more than one person comfortably. If you would like to sleep two people on a hammock the double with the spreader bars is generally more comfortable with the ability to not be squeezed together like in a Mayan hammock.
Color coordinated pillows are available for all Mayan hammocks and double hammocks. It is easy to find the perfect match for your Mayan hammock or double hammock. Covers, stands and necessary hardware are also available for Mayan hammocks and double hammocks.