For a long time, bean bags have been considered the ultimate lounging spot in one’s home or office. If you own a bean bag, then you know that’s the first thing your guests call dibs on when they enter the house. That’s because these furniture items are a delight to rest on, considering how great they are when molding to the shape of your body. But did you know that a giant bean bag actually has a huge number of benefits, aside from being super comfortable?
Benefits of Using a Bean Bag
Forget everything you knew about bean bags because we are about to show you a different perspective on what makes them super awesome:
- Bean bags are actually amazing for pregnant women. That’s because they have highly adaptive fills that take the shape of your body and allow you to sit or lounge in a comfortable position that allows you to find a soothing position faster than you would if you were sleeping in an actual bed.
- Because most bean bags (including the ones that we are going to show you in the second half of this article) are made from machine-friendly fabrics and can be washed any time they get dirty or smelly. That means that spot cleaning is out of the question for most such products, which is one less thing for you to worry about.
- When you purchase a bean bag from a manufacturer with experience in the field and one that invests in delivering high-quality products, then you’ll most likely have the opportunity to explore bean bags with covers made from different types of materials. Do you love the feel of faux fur? Then buy a bean bag with a faux fur cover! Is velvet something you’re into? There are plenty of velvet bean bags to choose from! Whatever material you like to touch, there’s a bean bag out there with your name on it!
- Long gone are the days when a bean bag had room for just one person and people would fight over who gets to sit on it. Today, you can purchase giant bean bags that are almost the size of a regular sofa and can sport multiple people who wish to relax together. If you’re truly interested in buying a large bean bag, make sure that you check the measurements before actually purchasing the product.
- Because they are filled with materials that are highly adaptive to the shape of every human body, bean bags provide a level of support that few other things on the planet can. Sometimes, when you’re feeling sore and even the mattress feels unbearable, lounging on your bean bag might be just what you need. Granted, it is not recommended that you sleep on a bean bag every single night but it’s sometimes the perfect place to take the load off of those poor muscles.
The Cocoon bean bag is the perfect place to relax at the end of the long day, whether you’re reading a book, watching a movie, or just need to take some steam out of those sore muscles. This bean bag is made from polyester faux fur and measures no less than 6 feet. It is the perfect size to support your entire body and it’s about as comfortable as a giant bean bag can get.
The faux fur feels incredibly soft and warm, and it’s the perfect addition to your home if you want the comfort of animal fibers without actually buying an item made from such materials. The cover can be removed and cleaned in the washing machine, which is always a plus. You will need to wash the cover with cold water and then tumble dry on low heat.
Inside, this large bean bag is filled with HD polyurethane foam, taking the shape of your body and providing a comfortable surface to rest upon. When you lay it flat, the Cocoon turns into a comfortable bean bag sofa, which might actually be a cool place for a power nap.
The Sofa Saxx is yet another bean bag sofa that makes up a true masterpiece for people who love to chill in the middle of the house. It’s the perfect place to rest your sore body after a long day and an even better place for reading or watching a good movie. Considering its large size (86 x 47 x 36 inches), this large bean bag can host up to three adults and children, but to be perfectly honest, you’ll have a hard time sharing it with anyone else.
The chenille cover can be removed and cleaned in your personal washing machine, which is always a plus because nobody wants stuff that’s difficult to clean. The zipper is childproof, which is a bonus if your family has children. Inside the pillow, you can find multi-density polyurethane micro-cushions which do a really good job in adapting to the curves of your body and providing you the comfort that you expect from a product that, we have to admit, isn’t the cheapest one of the market.
Whoever said that denim will never run out of style was obviously not thinking about a giant bean bag made from denim, but you have to admit that this product looks absolutely amazing! It is the perfect lounger not just for denim lovers, but also for those who are interested in comfort and support.
The removable cover is made from denim (obviously) and it can be washed in the washing machine, being super easy to clean. The fill is made from high-density polyurethane foam micro-cushions, staying true to Jaxx’s way of making these awesome giant bean bag chairs. The entire bean bag measures 86 x 47 x 36 inches, providing plenty of room for multiple people to sit, but also enough space for you to lounge in absolute comfort.
Next up, we wanted to show you what bliss looks like, and who knew that you can find such happiness in a giant bean bag? This is basically a giant thick pillow that you can throw on the floor and rest on it in almost any position you can think of. It comes with a soft chenille cover that’s really soft to the touch but also machine-washable, for stress-free cleaning.
Measuring 72 inches in diameter, this is the perfect lounging spot for whenever your muscles are too tired, your joints are too sore, or it’s just one of those moments when you feel like doing stuff in the most comfortable chair possible. Inside it, you can find foam micro-cushions that adapt to the natural curves of your body and provide a hug-like feel that we’ve all come to expect (and love) from foam.
If you enjoy the smooth and soft texture of velvet, you are going to love how this large sofa bean bag feels. Available in three different colors, this is surely something that will add a touch of elegance to whatever room you decide to place it in. The non-fading color is backed up by reinforced stitching so that every dollar you give for this product is money well spent.
As expected, the cover is machine-washable and the childproof zipper will make sure that the little ones are nowhere near to opening up the chair. The fill consists of multi-density polyurethane micro-cushions with excellent contouring properties, offering all the support you will ever need from a product of its kind. Measuring 86 x 47 x 36 inches, this is the ultimate sofa that can hold multiple people with all of them sitting comfortably.
With 75 pounds in weight, you know you’re in a for a real treat if you opt for this giant bean bag sofa. It’s the perfect spot for couples to snuggle, a great place for you to lounge with your kid and read them a story, or even the best spot to enjoy a glass of wine while listening to some relaxing music.
The microsuede cover feels very soft to the touch and is actually more breathable than expected. The inner part of the bean bag is designed with foam micro-cushions that provide great support and conforming, as well all know foam tends to do. The cover is machine-washable, so cleaning should be a breeze every time the cover gets dirty or just needs a refresh in scent.
Some of you may not have the required space to put in a bean bag sofa, in which case a large bean bag chair will work just fine. It still gives you a great place to sit and enjoy some leisure activities, even if it’s just a few minutes of solid meditation. The faux fur is extremely soft to the touch but without the inconvenience of buying a product covered in actual fur.
The cover, as you can probably imagine, is zippered and can be removed and cleaned at any time. The comfort and support lie in the multi-density polyurethane foam micro-cushions that can be found inside the pillow, and which have made Jaxx such a good bean bag chair brand. Overall, the chair measures 48 x 48 x 36 inches and provides enough room for one person to sit.
If you’re looking for a good low-profile bean bag sofa, you may have just found it. It may be sized to fit a single adult but that adult will lounge in the ultimate comfort. The cover is made from soft chenille, and even if it’s a more of a low-cost product (at least compared to the prices of the other products in today’s list), it still uses the same quality chenille fabric that all the other giant bean bags in this review are made with.
As with the other products in today’s list, this cover comes with a childproof zipper that helps you remove it so that you can wash it at your own convenience. The fill also stays true to the line of products with multi-density polyurethane micro-cushions that provide comfort, contouring, and great support. As far as measurements are concerned, the Arlo is 21 inches high at the back, with 27 inches in width and 72 in length, while the height of the chair is 10 inches.
Hopefully, we have shown a new perspective on how amazing bean bags can be. Whether you opt for a large bean bag or a sofa-type of product, you will basically reinvent the comfort of your own home and create a spot that family members will be fighting to have. Thankfully, most of these products we’ve shown you can hold more than two people, so you can have quality time together without anyone having to compromise their level of comfort.