5 Best Bamboo Mattresses in 2020

As more mattress companies are seeing the need for natural products and sustainable practices, bamboo has become a popular material in a variety of industries. Customers are also being convinced by it’s cooling properties and the relief from allergies to other common products. The demand for bamboo mattresses increases each year due to its health benefits. Bamboo makes the mattress more durable and safe even for babies, eliminating the need for chemicals. Bamboo mattresses also contain natural hypoallergenic properties that fight allergens. Bamboo used in charcoal-infused foam or in the fabric of your mattress delivers a healthy and natural sleeping environment. So, check out our top 5 bamboo mattresses and the things to consider before buying one.

5 Best Bamboo Mattresses

#1. Signature Sleep 13″ Independently Encased Coil Pillow Top Mattress, Full

Experience 3 layers of comfort and support with this Editor’s Choice from Signature Sleep. This 13″ hybrid mattress is made with CertiPUR-US certified foam that offers the ultimate comfort. It also has an innerspring layer with independently encased coils for an even weight distribution and support. It is also combined with an extra pillow top with 3-zone foam for additional comfort and support. Its mattress cover made from bamboo get rids of moisture quickly to keep your mattress dry and comfortable. At the same time, it helps prevent body pains and allows better air circulation through the mattress. Moreover, it meets the federal flammability standard (16 CFR 1633) and is shipped rolled in a vacuum sealed package.

Features

  • Weighs 80 lbs with 75 x 54 x 13″ product dimension
  • A non-removable and non-washable mattress cover encases its soft 13″ profile CertiPUR-US certified foam
  • Rayon fabric made from bamboo absorbs moisture and dries fast to allow better airflow between the body and mattress surface
  • Foam pillow top includes 1″ of 3-zone foam to give it a soft comfort layer for the upper and lower body
  • Firmer center layer in the pillow top provides support to the lower back and hips
  • 10″ of independently encased coils provide a balanced weight distribution by contouring to your body curves and relieving pressure points

Signature Sleep Mattress

For a hybrid mattress under $500, this is sure a nice deal. We recommend this mattress for those who prefer a combination of foam and innerspring as well as a pillow top. However, it could use more edge support which can be provided by a sturdy bed frame or mattress foundation.

Pros

  • Low in VOC emissions
  • Made without harmful chemicals and heavy metals
  • Absorbs moisture and dries up quickly
  • Promotes better airflow between your body and the mattress
  • Support your upper back, lower back, and hips
  • Relieves different pressure points in your body

Cons

  • Feels too soft for other sleepers
  • Not as conforming as a memory foam mattress
  • Lacks a firm edge support

#2. LUCID 16″ Natural Latex and Gel Memory Foam Mattress, Queen

Are you a fan of latex and memory foam mattresses? If yes, then this LUCID mattress can be a good choice for you. This is a 4 layer mattress which includes gel-infused memory foam and natural latex foam made from rubber trees. In fact, this is the plushest mattress from LUCID. The gel memory foam creates a comfort layer between the mattress and your body by regulating temperature and preventing overheating. The supportive memory foam contours to body shape and provides a gentle sink-in plush feel. Meanwhile, natural latex provides a bouncy response based on your weight and movement to improve your sleep.

Features

  • Weighs 115 lbs with 80 x 60 x 16″ product dimension
  • 16″ thick profile with plush feel contains CertiPUR-US certified foam that is safe for all ages
  • A breathable premium TENCEL blend mattress cover encases it to provide a soft and breathable layer that is eco-friendly
  • Open cell technology prevents your body from leaving a permanent impression on the mattress
  • 1″ of memory foam made with bamboo charcoal regulates humidity and temperature, manages moisture, and eliminates odor
  • 3″ of soft and supportive gel memory foam helps relieve pressure points by contouring to your body shape
  • 2″ of natural latex foam has a distinctive bounce that responds quickly to your body movement and weight
  • 10″ of high-density supportive base foam is ideal for sleepers with larger frames and promotes proper spinal alignment

LUCID 16 Inch Plush Gel Memory Foam and Latex Mattress

This might be the plushest mattress from LUCID but it’s still firm enough to provide sufficient support. Since it’s one of the thickest mattresses here, we recommend this for larger frames. We also find this mattress  cooler than most because it’s infused with gel and designed with open cell technology.

Pros

  • Great for both back and side sleepers
  • Eco-friendly and hypoallergenic
  • Contains an ultra plush and comfortable foam layer
  • Prevents permanent body indentation
  • Conveniently vacuum sealed and boxed for a hassle-free shipment

Cons

  • Heavier and harder to clean
  • Some stomach and side sleepers find it a little firm

#3. DreamFoam Bedding 10″ Aspen/Ultimate Dreams Soft Latex Mattress, King

Aspen by DreamFoam Bedding is formerly known as Ultimate Dreams Latex Mattress. It is specifically designed to be more eco-friendly and naturally comfortable. Thus, this mattress delivers an ultimate pressure point relief thanks to its Oeko-Tex class 1 certified latex made from Talalay. It is constructed with gentle contouring properties and super soft reflex foam. Its convoluted foam base makes it cooler so you can sleep more comfortable even during hot nights. Most importantly, it is safe for all ages including infants.

Features

  • Weighs 88 lbs with 79 x 76 x 10″ product dimension
  • Provides a thick supportive mattress with 10″ profile and an ultra plush feel
  • 1″ of ultra plush quilted foam top layer is combined with a super soft reflex foam
  • 3″ of Oeko-Tex class 1 top layer made from Talalay latex makes it safe for both babies and adults
  • 5″ of high-density convoluted base foam provides a superb foundation that increases the airflow, conformability, and mattress durability
  • 120 nights risk-free trial

DreamFoam Bedding 10

For those who want a mattress that can deliver a sink-in feel without sacrificing support, we recommend this Aspen mattress. What is really unique about this mattress is that it promotes better blood circulation. Sleepers experience increased blood flow as well as oxygenation to help them feel recharged when they wake up.

Pros

  • Contours to your body curves efficiently
  • Provides an exceptional pressure point relief on your body
  • Allows better airflow through the mattress
  • Proudly custom made in the US
  • Packed in a compact box for a hassle-free delivery

Cons

  • Priced higher than other models
  • Some sleepers sink too deep into the base layer
  • Loses its edge support quickly

#4. LUCID 14″ Plush Memory Foam Mattress, Queen

This 14″ mattress is one of the thickest options that you can get from LUCID. Aside from offering a thick and cozy haven, this medium-plush mattress comes with eco-friendly properties. The high-density base foam ensures that your spine is always in proper alignment while sleeping. Its memory foam is infused with bamboo charcoal which makes it feel as if you’re sleeping on cloud 9. In addition, the memory foam top layers ensure that your body is always enveloped in comfort to alleviate pressure points.

Features

  • Weighs 92 lbs with 80 x 60 x 14″ product dimension
  • Premium TENCEL lyocell blend makes a soft, breathable cover
  • 3″ of gel-infused memory foam creates a cooler sleep environment compared with regular memory foam mattresses
  • Contouring properties help prevent pressure points in your body which leads to body pains
  • 1″ of premium bamboo charcoal-infused memory foam eliminates bad odors, manages moisture, and regulates humidity and body temperature
  • Active filters get rid of allergens in the air to protect you against asthma or other allergies
  • 10″ of supportive base foam provides spinal alignment ideal for small/petite frames

LUCID 14

Pros

  • Soft but still supportive
  • Ideal for side sleepers
  • Perfect for children and adults with a small frame
  • Delivers a soft and comfortable feel with better ventilation
  • Made from an eco-friendly process of construction

Cons

  • Weak edge support
  • Not that great for sleepers who already have existing back or neck issues
  • Not for stomach sleepers

#5. Brentwood Home 13″ Cypress Bamboo Gel Mattress, Queen

Handcrafted in Southern California, all Brentwood Home mattresses are designed for California living. With the strict quality standards that the brand follows, its products’ natural beauty shows in every single detail. Since Brentwood gives importance to its customers’ health, Cypress contains an eco-luxury viscose bamboo. Moreover, the bamboo used here is grown without pesticides. This viscose rayon material is naturally safe, hypoallergenic, and soft. It can even wick away moisture and prevent odor and bacteria to help you sleep better. Its ventilated airflow zone allows the mattress to breathe.

Features

  • Weighs 50 lbs with 80 x 60 x 13″ product dimension
  • Mattress cover with a zippered enclosure made from eco-friendly bamboo wood cellulose makes it more luxurious and durable
  • Untreated wool from New Zealand wicks away its moisture and regulates temperature to allow better air circulation through the mattress
  • 1 ounce per square foot of Oeko-Tex standard 100 certified naturally crimped wool
  • 5″ of gel-infused memory foam alleviates pressure points and reduces motion transfer by distributing weight evenly through the mattress
  • 2″ of CertiPUR-US certified Airflux foam increases the airflow to keep you cool and comfortable
  • 5″ of support base foam absorbs weight to isolate motion transfer and to prevent noise

Brentwood Home Cypress Mattress

Pros

  • Very eco-friendly and durable
  • Completely safe and made from non-toxic materials
  • Easy to remove for cleaning with a zipped cover
  • Prevents sweating and overheating
  • Ideal for couples with motion and noise isolation

Cons

  • Not ideal for side sleepers
  • Not ideal for hot sleepers
  • Some emit a strong odor

Points to Consider Before Buying a Bamboo Mattresses

When you buy any kind of mattress, it is better not to rush things or buy impulsively. Take time to do your homework by listing down everything you need in a bamboo mattress. So, here are some things to consider:

  • Size

This is always the first thing to tick on your list whenever you need to buy a mattress. The size of your bamboo mattress should match your height and weight. If you share your bed, it should be able to fit and support you and your partner’s combined weight and size. Typically, it’s better to invest in a bigger size like Queen, King, or California King if you have a partner.

  • Comfort

The mattress’ level of comfort must be part of your list to make sure that your bed is cozy. Thus, high-end mattresses usually include a “comfort layer” which is specially designed to provide comfort. In this case, it’s best to look for features such as pressure relief, breathability, and temperature regulation. This way, you won’t have to suffer on sleepless nights due to tossing and turning all night.

  • Support

Settling on a comfortable mattress is not always enough. Your bamboo mattress should also provide enough support to avoid leaving permanent dents. To determine the level of support that you need, you must take your weight into consideration. The heavier you are, the more support you need from your mattress. Normally, a thicker mattress provides better support since it contains thicker layers of materials inside.

  • Motion Transfer

Your every move can send motion waves all over the mattress. This could disturb the sleep of your partner if you share your bed. As a solution, look for a mattress that can isolate or reduce motion transfer. Premium materials isolate motion better than those cheap and poor materials.

  • Certifications

A mattress that has certifications can be trusted for quality. Some certifications might tell you that the mattress doesn’t contain harmful materials. Bamboo mattresses often perform well in this area since they contain natural and eco-friendly materials.

Conclusion

Are you ready to get your hands on the best bamboo mattress? Before you buy any type of mattress, make it a habit to do some research first. You don’t really have to be a mattress pro to get the best bamboo mattress. Always list down vital things to consider before buying a mattress and determine which product fits your needs the most.

Though you may be tempted to buy a cheap mattress, we don’t recommend sacrificing quality for a low price. If you are searching for discounted mattresses, first check quality and longevity.

Jones
 

I am Linda Jones 26, editor of Matress1000. Our mission is to help people sleep better.