The good days are just around the corner, and even though we’re sure that you’re making the most out of your patio all year round already, the warm seasons are just perfect to take advantage of the beautiful area that you arranged outside for yourself. Whether for physical need or just comfort, have you ever thought about getting some extra wide patio chairs? Not only are they widely available but also they are tremendously in style!
We will soon dedicate a full article to wide patio furniture in general, but in this one, we will focus essentially on oversized patio chairs. A set of comfortable chairs and a table is a good start when you want to furnish your patio, and that’s really all that you need. The rest is mostly decoration and extras.
We decided to split our review in three main categories (and a little bonus) so that you shop per style. All of the chairs reviewed here are wide outdoor chairs, can support several hundreds of pounds and are suitable to be placed in your backyard, patio or porch.
BEST CLASSIC EXTRA WIDE PATIO CHAIRS
The classic extra wide chair: MFSTUDIO Aluminum Dining Chairs
This is a set of beautiful patio chairs made of high quality cast aluminium. They are solid, sturdy, and durable. The manufacturer, Phi Villa, advises that the aluminium is rust proof and weatherproof. They will last for a long time on your patio.
Their design is also classic and timeless which will make them a good fit for you if you are not fond of strong, bold, colourful decoration. However, the floral pattern on the back rest will be a nice touch to distinguish them further from simple, more bland chairs.
The cushions are also provided with the chairs and they are 3.5” thick. The backrest width is 21.6 inches and total chair width is 25.6”. The weight capacity is 300 lbs
Extra wide patio swivel chairs: Swivel Patio Chairs Set with Cushion by Phi Villa
Outdoor swivel chairs are a really cool feature to boast in your garden. And this model, also supplied by Phi Villa can even be considered as an outdoor swivel rocker as it does both rotating and rocking.
This beautiful set of two chairs is made of steel and finished with weather resistant powder coating. The padded cushion is also outdoor friendly and is easy to clean and maintain.
This is definitely not the widest chairs featured in this article, but the seating area wide 20” it will accommodate a lot of different body frames. It can support up to 300 lbs. This chair spins at 360 degrees, as well as it rocks, for you to enjoy a good moment of relaxation.
Wide armless patio chair: Keter Wicker Patio Set
If you are feeling a bit tight in a classic chair with armrest, or want to feel a bit more free with your movements, why not consider an armless patio chair? There are many on the market and they are just as nice as classic chairs. This specific chair set from Keter is cool, stylish and will add a classy touch to your patio.
The chairs are made out of durable, rust-proof, all-weather polypropylene resin which will stand the test of time. The set also includes a cute little table that will be ideal for drinks. The chairs are 21.3” wide and 31” deep for extra comfort.
Rocking oversized outdoor chair: Devoko 3 Set Rocking Chairs and Glass Coffee Table
Here you have a classy, beautiful three pieces set by Devoko. It contains rocking chairs and 1 tempered glass coffee table. They are all weather resistant with a modern design.
The frame is sturdy and robust steel, and the cushions are soft and comfortable. The nice part with this set is that it also avails backrest pillows, which make the chair more comfortable and more relaxing.
The total chair width of the chair will allow for plenty of space with its 23 inches. The chairs capacity is 330 lbs. All together, this set will be a chic addition to any patio or backyard.
Wide outdoor rattan rocking chair: DECMICO 3 Pieces Bistro Sets
This three pieces set by Decmico is probably the most colourful reviewed in this article. It has a vintage feeling to it, but it will bring charm to a garden, a patio or by the pool. Its dark brown hand woven rattan frame contrasts very well with the orange sitting cushion and pillows. Two extra pillows are also provided with the set for extra back support and comfort. The rocking motion of these chairs is not too extended which makes them very safe.
The chairs’ total width is really comfortable as it’s 26.2 inches. The side coffee/drink table is a nice little bonus. It is square shaped with tempered glass as a tabletop and boasts an extra shelf at the bottom to store other items.
Wide lounge chair: PHI VILLA Lounge Chairs
Another addition to this list that is brought by Phi Villa. This cool lounger will look amazing in any backyard. The chair frame is made of e-coating metal steel tubes. It is resistant to erosion and to rain, which will make it durable.
This recliner is pretty user friendly and easy to operate. The peak of this wide patio furniture is that you can reach a perfectly relaxing zero gravity position. The cushion is easy maintenance and comes in blue, beige or green.
The width of the chair is 22.6” and it can support up to 300 lbs.
BEST OVERSIZED FOLDING CHAIRS
The heavy duty outdoor chair: Coastrail Outdoor Oversized Chair Padded XXL
Although this chair might seem more suitable for camping, it can just as well fit on a patio or a backyard. Typically when you’re doing a bbq and are having friends over. It’s always nice to unfold a couple of extra chairs to relax and chat.
This extra large heavy duty chair is a solid piece of furniture that can support up to 500 lbs. It’s easy to fold/unfold, comes in a cool blue/grey coloring (also available in other colours) and has a detachable cup holder.
This folding rocker made of durable 600D polyester fabric and powder-coated steel tube frame is rust-resistant. This lounger is lined with full-length thick bungee cords to provide extra support. There’s even a head rest pillow that you can remove if you wish so. The total width of the chair is 33.2” but the width of the seating area is already a staggering 25.2”.
Extra large outdoor chairs: Best Choice Products 2-Person Double Wide Folding Lounge Recliner
If you are looking for an xxl patio chair, you might consider looking at chairs for 2 people. Many of them are not suitable for double and single use as they have quite a sharp separation that could disturb a person with a bigger frame sitting there, but it’s not the case of this model. It’s perfectly suitable for one or 2 people.
The total width is 50 inches, which is plenty of space and it can support up to 450 pounds. There’s a comfortably, though removable, headrest. You’ll also find a side cup holder. This wide outdoor chair can also as a recline and you can achieve a zero gravity position.
THE RUSTIC, COUNTRY EXTRA WIDE WOODEN CHAIR OUTDOOR
Outdoor wooden rocking chairs for adults: Amish Heavy Duty 600 Lb Mission Pressure Treated Rocking Chair
A classic beautiful piece that will fit perfectly in your porch, just as well as in your patio. This sturdy pine chair is strong and robust, and the slats design is timeless. The solid build will make this chair perfect for frequent use.
The total width is 28 inches which is quite large, but also it can support up to 600lbs. This cedar colour will delight most people but it comes also in 3 different colours.
Extra wide chair: Oversized Outdoor Chairs by Pomohome
Here you have a very realistic replica of wood. If you like the feel of wood but are unsure about the maintenance or if it’s a good fit for you, this polystyrene version could be an option. You can barely see the difference. This chair has an ergonomic design and its 22-inch widened seat and 350 lbs load capacity can make anyone of any body type feel comfortable. They will look great on a lawn or turf area.
THE BONUS EXTRA WIDE CHAIR
High weight capacity chairs: Wooden Mallet Valley Chair
This chair is a little bonus that we wanted to add to help you accommodate your larger guests or family members. This chair is made for professional use and is mostly meant for indoors. However, you can surely place it in your patio on a beautiful day or leave it permanently on a sheltered area in order to protect it. Otherwise, make sure to use a suitable outdoor furniture cover. This heavy duty chair features a 28-inch wide seat and can support up to 800lbs
We hope that you enjoyed this article and that you found it helpful. Whether it is for simple preferences, aesthetic or need it’s not always easy to find extra wide patio furniture. The above list is a selection of the best options that are available on the market, but remember that is always an individual choice and context and you need to examine a couple of factors before making a final call like the size, the capacity, the style and the budget.