Best Big And Tall Lawn Chairs For Heavy People

Megan Smith

Big and tall lawn chairs, because it’s sometimes cool to kick back and relax on your lawn - maybe with some friends or with a good book at hand or even while listening to some soothing music from your iPhone…

Big Jumbo 500 lbs XL Aluminum Heavy Duty Beach Chair for Big & Tall -...Whichever way you do it, if you are big or tall, you’ll need one of these big and tall lawn chairs!

Designed specifically for an overweight person, heavy-duty lawn chairs are safe, easy to get in and out of, and extremely comfortable for the bigger person.

They are a far cry from the standard lawn chairs which oftentimes crack under pressure from our heavier and taller bodies.

3 Best Big And Tall Lawn Chairs For Heavy People

  • Rugged steel frame, extra large size, can support up to 330 lbs; Seat height 17. 3 inches, width 20. 8 inches,...
  • Fold-way insulated cooler bag (12 liters); Side table with cup holder; Relax with a drink and a snack on the...
  • Sets and folds in seconds, very easy to use and store; Packed Size 36. 6 × 22. 8 × 7. 1 inches
  • Sturdy powder-coated steel frame and 600D polyester fabric provides stability and comfort
  • Each adjustable armrest comes with a cup holder and side pocket for maximum storage
  • Includes convenient shoulder carry bag, allowing you to transport and store chair with ease
  • 5.3 inches wider than the standard model
  • Durable textaline fabric suspended by double bungee system
  • Dual finger tip locking system

What are Lawn Chairs?

Lawn chairs are foldable, relaxing chairs and one of the most versatile furniture around.

They have a sturdy frame, armrests, and a cushy seat and back.

They’re generally made to be used on your backyard lawn or front porch but can also be packed into your car when going out fishing or camping.

Why Do You Need Big And Tall Heavy Duty Lawn Chairs?

As I mentioned earlier on, standard lawn chairs can be a pain for an oversize person. I find them smaller, and difficult to fit in.

They’re also weaker - as compared to heavy-duty outdoor folding chairs and can barely support guys beyond 200 lbs.

A few times, they collapse under weight leaving you red-faced and sometimes even in pain.

So, rather than hassle with such risky furniture, you should go for an oversized lawn chair.  It’s everything smaller chairs are not: pleasant, wider, taller, and reinforced.

5 Best Heavy Duty Lawn Chairs For Heavy People

KingCamp Heavy Duty Steel Folding Chair - 396 lbs

KingCamp KC3977_VC, One Size, Black/Grey

As you may have noticed, most of the contemporary chairs are full of fun accessories including drink holders, pockets, attached tables, and even insulated cooler pouches.

Now, this Kingcamp Heavy Duty Big And Tall Outdoor Furniture adopts this trend.

KingCamp KC3977_VC, One Size, Black/GreyIts side table comes in very handy when you’re enjoying a picnic type snack.

But what about your drinks? No worries whatsoever, the cooler will keep your sodas or beer cool and fresh!

And like every other quality big man chair, this is heavy duty and sturdy.

Yes, it’s targeted at those in the 330-lbs range but I feel it may offer more. Indeed, the product description says it can actually support up to 396 lbs!

KingCamp KC3977_VC, One Size, Black/GreyAlso, the manufacturer doesn’t take chances with your safety. Not only is it supported by a solid steel frame, they have gone ahead to reinforce even the legs.

Its seat (and back) is made of a comfortable polyester breathable fabric while the padded armrests should make you even cozier.

Features

  • Rugged steel frame
  • Extra large size
  • Capacity: 330 lbs (396 lbs max)
  • Breathable, moisture-wicking fabric
  • Padded armrests
  • Fold-away insulated cooler
  • Side table (with a cup holder)

Pros

  • This sets/fold in a matter of seconds
  • It feels pretty durable
  • The included table and cooler are very convenient
  • Its legs are reinforced and stable on various surfaces
  • You can easily get out/in of this chair

Cons

  • It’s a bit heavy to move around

Verdict

This has a cup holder, a nice side table, and an amazing cooler – all very handy features outdoors.

On convenience, it beats the rest hands down!

KingCamp KC3977_VC, One Size, Black/Grey
  • Rugged steel frame, extra large size, can support up to 330 lbs; Seat height 17. 3 inches, width 20. 8 inches,...
  • Fold-way insulated cooler bag (12 liters); Side table with cup holder; Relax with a drink and a snack on the...
  • Sets and folds in seconds, very easy to use and store; Packed Size 36. 6 × 22. 8 × 7. 1 inches

ALPS Mountaineering King Kong Chair - 800 lbs

ALPS Mountaineering King Kong Chair, Khaki,38 x 20 x 38-Inch

Comfortably supporting 800 lbs, this ALPS Mountaineering King Kong Chair beats all the others in this list in terms of capacity.

One of the reasons is the frame. It is made of a higher-grade powder-coated steel which is extremely stable and a good bet to support such weights.

ALPS Mountaineering King Kong Chair, Khaki,38 x 20 x 38-InchThe other reason is its unique, all-inclusive support system. It cradles all the parts that matter- from your back, the lower back area, the neck, all the way to the arms.

This guarantees good posture and can be very good when you’re planning to sit for long.

While it doesn’t have the biggest storage, the 2 drink holders plus the 3 pockets (one on either side and another at the back) offer practical storage for your water, smartphone, backup battery and assorted tools.

ALPS Mountaineering King Kong Chair, Khaki,38 x 20 x 38-InchAdded to this the enhanced padding and you have a great lounging chair not just for the backyard but also for porch-hanging, camping, or tailgating.

Features

  • Coated steel frame
  • 600D polyester fabric
  • Adjustable armrest
  • Cup holder and side pockets
  • Shoulder carry bag
  • Capacity: 800 lbs

Pros

  • This is so well made
  • It has more Padding and thus more comfortable
  • Its construction is super stable - I can’t see it collapsing no matter your weight
  • It’s very easy to set up/fold
  • It provides a handy cup holder and storage pockets for your personal items
  • It comes with a heavy-duty carrying case

Cons

  • The fabric is non-breathable

Verdict

The ALPS Mountaineering King Kong Chair combines high quality materials and a super heavy-duty construction to provide support and comfort you need outdoors.

It’s one of the all-time favorite big and tall lawn chairs.

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ALPS Mountaineering King Kong Chair, Khaki,38 x 20 x 38-Inch
  • Sturdy powder-coated steel frame and 600D polyester fabric provides stability and comfort
  • Each adjustable armrest comes with a cup holder and side pocket for maximum storage
  • Includes convenient shoulder carry bag, allowing you to transport and store chair with ease

Caravan Sports Infinity Oversized Zero Gravity Chair - 330 lbs

Caravan Sports Infinity Oversized Zero Gravity Chair, Beige

At 5.3 inches wider than the standard model, this Caravan Sports Infinity Oversized Zero Gravity Big Lawn Chair is far much wider than most of the standard models. So, your big butt should easily fit in.

But that’s not what I liked most here. For me, its recline function is very well engineered. 

Caravan Sports Infinity Oversized Zero Gravity Chair, BeigeThis is how it works:

While in a sitting position, you place your feet on the footrest then engage the recline. It will move slowly and smoothly.

Now, when you reach your desired recline position, you secure it by pulling its finger lock downward towards the ground.

You can even adopt the zero gravity position –the best position for maximum relaxation and relief from back pain

More importantly, the included headrest can also provide excellent lumbar support.

Caravan Sports Infinity Oversized Zero Gravity Chair, BeigeIt’s made with textalene fabric- an incredibly strong breathable and durable material that withstands strong winds, UV rays, and tears.

Additionally, this fabric is available in a number of different colors so you are sure to find one you like.

So you’re assured of ultimate relaxation and lengthy service.

Caravan Sports Infinity Oversized Zero Gravity Chair, BeigeFeatures

  • 5.3 inches wider than standard
  • Textaline fabric
  • Fingertip locking system
  • Adjustable headrest
  • Capacity: 330 lbs
  • Multiple recline positions

Pros

  • This chair is wider and very easy to get in
  • It’s a very durable chair
  • The multiple recline positions make it extremely comfortable
  • It can relieve back pain
  • The chair delivers superior lumbar support
  • It’s a breathable chair

Cons

  • It may need more cushioning

Verdict

This is a top quality solidly constructed big man chair.

Its recline feature and locking mechanism are very pleasing.

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Caravan Sports Infinity Oversized Zero Gravity Chair, Beige
  • 5.3 inches wider than the standard model
  • Durable textaline fabric suspended by double bungee system
  • Dual finger tip locking system

BeachMall Big Jumbo Heavy Duty 500 lbs Beach Chair for Big & Tall - 500 lbs

Big Jumbo 500 lbs XL Aluminum Heavy Duty Beach Chair for Big & Tall -...

It’s hard not to notice this Beachmall Big Jumbo Heavy Duty Folding Lawn Chair because of its convenience, durable construction, comfort, and its big size.

First and foremost is the swing out cup holder which can work nicely for most koozies, as well as other significant mugs.

Big Jumbo 500 lbs XL Aluminum Heavy Duty Beach Chair for Big & Tall -...The back stowage pouch is big enough to fit your sunglasses and a hat when heading out to the beach or a thermos and even a couple of your favourite reads.

The seat measures 23-inches (wide) x 22-inches (deep) and is super comfortable even for giant sitters and also holds up well in sand as well on solid ground.

Big Jumbo 500 lbs XL Aluminum Heavy Duty Beach Chair for Big & Tall -...Still on comfort, it has a good height, a squashy headrest/pillow, and reclines up to 4 different positions.

Even if you weigh 500 lbs, you should find this heavy duty chair superb - it’s built almost like a tank with a rugged double layered denier polyester fabric and the non-rusting aluminum frame.

Simply, it’s one of the toughest big and tall outdoor chairs I’ve ever seen.

Features

  • Rugged 600 Denier Polyester fabric
  • Anodized aluminum frame
  • 4 recline positions
  • Capacity: 500 lbs
  • Solid hardwood arms
  • Swing out beverage holder & large back carry pouch
  •  Zippered storage pouch (under the seat and on the armrest)

Pros

  • This is one of the most sturdy lawn chairs
  • The seat is absolutely durable
  • Its folds/opens easily
  • The storage and cup holder offers extra convenience
  • This chair is oversize and great for extra-large guys

Cons

  • It’s a bit expensive compared to other models

Verdict

Made with non-rusting aluminum and double layered denier polyester fabric, this is super strong.

It also comes with plenty of storage.

Big Jumbo 500 lbs XL Aluminum Heavy Duty Beach Chair for Big & Tall -...
  • SUPER COMFORT & QUALITY MATERIALS - Beach Chair for Big and Tall ; Rugged / Double Layered 600 Denier...
  • WEIGHS 16 lbs & STURDY - Beach chair reclines in 4 positions; Anodized Aluminum with reinforced steel inside...
  • OVERSIZED Seat Dimensions (inches): 23W x 22 deep and 16 inches from ground; overall height of 42 inches ;...

Coleman Oversized Quad Chair with Cooler - 325 lbs

Coleman Camp Chair with 4-Can Cooler | Folding Beach Chair with Built...

This Coleman Oversized Quad Chair With Cooler is fully cushioned on the seat and the back.

Therefore, it provides plenty of luxurious back support.

Coleman Camp Chair with 4-Can Cooler | Folding Beach Chair with Built...Not only is this spacious and more comfortable, it's super lightweight meaning when you pack it into the accompanying storage pouch, carrying this package of just 10 lbs to your destination will be easy.

And when you reach your station, it unfolds (and folds) with ease.

Moving on, its arm rest has several likeable design features.

First, on one arm you get a built-in cooler - big enough to hold bigger items like water bottles perfectly.

Coleman Camp Chair with 4-Can Cooler | Folding Beach Chair with Built...Also, on the other arm there is a cup holder and an oversize pocket, functioning as 2 extra storage compartments for drinks and personal items.

Away from the armrests, it’s made of tough-grade steel and should be safe.

Features

  • Polyester
  • Built-in 4-can cooler
  • Fully cushioned seat
  • Mesh cup holder
  • Side pocket
  • Roomy 24-inches wide seat
  • Strong steel frame supports up to 325 lbs

Pros

  • It’s very sturdy
  • It’s very well-constructed
  • The chair looks nice with its grey/black colors
  • The built-in cooler is larger and offers more convenience
  • It takes up minimal space when collapsed

Cons

  • The seat could do with more cushioning

Verdict

The Coleman cooler quad lawn chair combines a brilliant design with a useful built-in 4-can cooler.

No wonder these sell like hot cakes!

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Coleman Camp Chair with 4-Can Cooler | Folding Beach Chair with Built...
  • Built-in cooler: Keeps up to 4 cans cold and easily accessible
  • Hours of comfort: Thanks to fully cushioned seat and back
  • Convenient features: Side pockets, mesh cup holder, adjustable arm heights

Conclusion

Because of the top-notch comfort features, big and tall lawn chairs make your time out on the lawn more satisfying.

The best of them all are those which are sturdier, more portable, and easier to clean.

They should also have the construction to support plus size guys.

Indeed, once you taste big and tall folding lawn chairs, you’ll be cursing yourself wondering why you hadn’t acted earlier.

Our top pick in this category has to be the Kingcamp Heavy Duty Oversize Chair with Side Table.

Convenient, magnificently heavy-duty supporting up to 396 lbs, and equipped with both a properly-sized cooler and a handy side table!

KingCamp KC3977_VC, One Size, Black/Grey
  • Rugged steel frame, extra large size, can support up to 330 lbs; Seat height 17. 3 inches, width 20. 8 inches,...
  • Fold-way insulated cooler bag (12 liters); Side table with cup holder; Relax with a drink and a snack on the...
  • Sets and folds in seconds, very easy to use and store; Packed Size 36. 6 × 22. 8 × 7. 1 inches

Consider This before Buying the Best Big and Tall Lawn Chairs

To be great, your big man folding lawn chair should possess certain qualities. Here they are:

KingCamp Camping Chair Heavy Duty Folding Mesh Chair with Handle and...
  1. Comfort

The main purpose of a big man outdoor chair or big and tall lawn chairs  is to help you unwind and be comfortable.

You’ll, therefore, pick large lawn chairs with sufficient padding, large cushy seat, and preferably with a headrest.

It’s even better if it can recline.

  1. Construction

The best heavy duty outdoor chairs are stable, wider, robust, and finely balanced.

They rarely buckle under pressure or stress from your taller/heavier frame.

Such a heavy duty construction makes them long lasting and versatile.

  1. Ease Of Cleaning

Because of the material used, some lawn chairs for heavy people take more effort to clean.

For example, some canvas types require that you use a heavy duty scrubber to make it shine.

Fortunately, some big man lawn chairs will sparkle with only a simple wipe.

  1. Portability

For a heavy-duty lawn chair, the lighter it is, the better. That’s because you can easily carry it around.

So, if possible, prioritize portable outdoor chairs.

Homall Zero Gravity Chair Patio Folding Lawn Lounge Chairs Outdoor...
  1. Bonus Features

Some big and tall patio chairs have cool additions including side pockets, drink holders, and even coolers.

Such features make your heavy duty folding lawn chair more convenient.

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About Megan Smith

Megan has been fighting overweight and her plus size since her teenage years. After trying all types of remedies without success, she started doing her own research. Megan founded PlusSizeZeal.com to share her findings. She also developed various detailed buying guides for plus-size people in order to make their lives easier and more comfortable. Read More