Memorial Day is here — the unofficial start of summer. That means it's time to bask in the sunshine. Can you have class outside? Yes, you can! Take your work outside during the week, then party alfresco all weekend. A comfortable seating area means you can take naps between Zoom calls or get comfy with cocktails.
My recommendation as a designer: an outdoor sectional. Today's sets are super-versatile with pieces that can be configured in numerous ways, customizing your space and maximizing your patio's potential. Move components as needed for lounging poolside or enjoying shrimp skewers, expanding your dining area.
Right now it's easy to make your patio dreams come true, thanks to some amazing sales at Amazon. I've curated my favorite sets for you below, and the sale prices will have you swooning (find more steals here). Get one before summer is officially underway.
Serve up tropical poolside vibes with this turquoise sectional. Versatility abounds with three ottomans (no fighting over the chaise). Alternatively, one section can be turned into a glass-top table. Clip attachments keep pieces together where you configure them.
The whole kit and kaboodle, this set has not only two corner chairs, but also four armless chairs and a coffee table. It also includes a 43-inch fire table set with 50,000 BTUs worth of propane-powered warmth to keep summer going well into the fall. Don't miss the on-page coupon for the deepest discount.
I'm digging this light beige-on-black for bold backyard contrast, but this set comes in a variety of color combos (prices may vary). It boasts extra-thick seat cushions for comfy lounging. The cushion covers zip off for easy cleaning. And to make it all even more appealing, it's discounted $110 along with an additional $100 off with the on-page coupon.
Said one satisfied buyer: "This is a perfect outdoor furniture set for us. We like the color and size. It came in four boxes and it was easy to put together as it described. We are impressed with the waterproof cushions. It got all wet during a storm [but dried] pretty quickly."
One happy reviewer said: "My wife and I bought this set several months ago. We have thoroughly enjoyed the purchase. The set is decorative, durable, and has been exactly what was wanted for the oasis of our deck area. We would highly recommend the set for anyone looking for a nice addition to their patio or deck area."
This nine-piece set comes with all the bells and whistles: traction fabric under the cushions so they stay put, multiple configuration options, water-resistant materials, throw pillows and protective cover. You can opt for a convenient storage coffee table with a glass top or a fire pit.
This thrilled reviewer said: "Love, love, love this sectional! I was a little hesitant to purchase online without seeing it in person, and there weren’t any reviews at the time. But I am so glad we went ahead and purchased this one! It’s a beautiful color, both wicker and fabric (peacock blue is gorgeous!). Definitely water resistant. The water pools and can be brushed off without it soaking into the cushions. It took a while to assemble but was very straightforward and went a bit faster once we got the hang of it. Definitely recommend having two people to help as it can be time-consuming. Very comfortable and sturdy. Would highly recommend!"
The variety of configurations you can create with this set is astounding (check out the video). It reconfigures easily so you can adjust to your mood, not just your patio. Stain-resistant, machine-washable covers keep this modern aesthetic as beautiful as it is functional. Plus, it's $200 off the regular price with the on-page coupon.
Said a supremely satisfied five-star reviewer: "We purchased this set to place on our pergola and couldn't be happier. The setup was simple and it is exactly as described. Super light weight and easy to reconfigure. The pillows and bench cushion are comfortable and look great."
This set offers a touch of glam on the deck. I love the contemporary metal legs juxtaposed with the natural-toned wicker weave — very much on trend. Water-repellent linen-look fabric and handwoven wicker complete the package. It's a steal with this $150 discount.
This seven-piece set allows for a bevy of possibilities. Thanks to its tufted back cushions, this one feels bespoke and beautiful. Sturdy rattan can deal with any weather summer dishes out. With this set, you get two corner sofas, four armchairs, two throw pillows and a glass-top table, along with six clips to keep your sections securely connected. It's already discounted by 20%, and you can grab an extra $30 off with the on-page coupon.
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