Best Hybrid Mattresses

Top 8 Best Hybrid Mattresses 2020: Reviews & Buying Guide


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My Top PickType of MattressPrice
1. Saatva ClassicInnerspring$799 - $1,599
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2. Puffy LUX
Luxury Foam$1,145 – $1,695
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3. Leesa Original
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4. Nest Alexander HybridLuxury Hybrid$949-$1,699
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5. PlushBeds Botanical BlissLuxury Organic Latex$999 – $2,098
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6. EcoterraBudget Latex$749 - $1,249
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7. DreamcloudLuxury PillowTop$599-$1,099
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8. LaylaFlippable/2-Sided$499 - $999
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9. Big FigFor Plus-Sized People$1,299 - $1,999
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10. HelixCustom-Fit$500 - $1,149
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Mattress toppers & pads are a great way to cool your bed and extend its life.
Topper SizeMaterialFirmnessWarr.
LINENSPA
LINENSPA 2 Inch Gel Infused Memory Foam Mattress Topper, Twin
Best Value2"Gel memory foamMedium3 years
MOLECULE AIRTEC
MOLECULE AIRTEC
Best Comfort3"Memory foamMedium-firm5 years
MyPillow
MyPillow Three-inch Mattress Bed Topper (Twin)
Best pressure point relief3"FoamMedium-firm10 years
LUCID
LUCID 2-Inch Ventilated Gel Infused Memory Foam Mattress Topper - Full
Best cooling2"Gel memory foamSoft3 years
Milemont
Milemont Mattress Topper Twin, 2-Inch Cool Swirl Gel Mattress Topper for Twin Size Bed, Blue
Best for back pain2"Gel memory foamMedium10 years
Pure Green
Pure Green 100% Natural Latex Mattress Topper - Firm - 2 Inch - Queen Size
Best for stomach sleepers2"Natural latexExtra-firm5 years
Sleep Innovations
Sleep Innovations 4-inch Dual Layer Gel Memory Foam Enhanced Support, King, Made in the US Mattress Topper
Best for side sleepers4"Gel memory foamSoft10 years
Sleep Number DUAL TEMP
Sleep Number DUAL TEMP
Best temperature regulation-Forced Air-1 year
TEMPUR ProForm
Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR Supreme 3-Inch Mattress Topper Medium Firm, Full, White
Best memory foam3"Memory foamMedium-firm10 years
Avocado Green
Avocado Green
Best organic2"Organic latexSoft/firm10 years
Bed cooling/heating systems have come a long way – especially the BedJet, my favorite.
SystemTypeBest For...Temp. RangeControl
BedJet V3
BedJet V3
Air cooledBest Overall (esp. for night sweats)66°F-104°FWireless remote control/smartphone app
ChiliPad Cube 3.0
Chili Technology chiliPAD Cube 3.0 - ME and WE Zones - Cooling and Heating Mattress Pad - Individual Temperature Control, Great Sleep Enhancement, Wireless Remote Integration (Queen (80" L x 60" W))
Water cooledBest water cooling system55°F-115°FWireless remote control
Ooler Sleep System
Ooler Sleep System
Water cooledBest temperature control55°F-115°FSmartphone app via Bluetooth
The Pod by Eight Sleep
The Pod by Eight Sleep
Water cooledBest smart cooling system55°F-115°FSmartphone app/smart voice assistant
Mattress Cooler "Classic"
2020 Mattress Cooler "Classic" Chilled Water Sleep Cooling System (Now with a Spare "27x63" Cooling Pad)
Water cooledBest budget cooling systemN/AWireless remote control
SleepNumber Dual-Temp v3
SleepNumber Dual-Temp v3
Air cooledN/ARemote control
bFan Cooling System
bFan Cooling System
FanBest bed fanN/AWired remote control
Brookstone bed fan
Brookstone Bed Fan with Wireless Remote
FanN/AWireless remote control
These pillows excel at relieving neck and shoulder pain:
PillowWhy I Like It
Coop Home Goods Memory Foam
Coop Home Goods - Premium Adjustable Loft Pillow - Hypoallergenic Cross-Cut Memory Foam Fill - Lulltra Washable Cover from Bamboo Derived Rayon - CertiPUR-US/GREENGUARD Gold Certified - Queen
perennial, proven Amazon Choice with over 16,000 reviews
MARNUR Contour Pillow
MARNUR Cervical Memory Foam Pillow Orthopedic Contour Pillows for Neck Pain Ergonomic Pillow with RoHS Certification and Pillowcase Covers, White(23.5×14.5×5.5 Inch)
perfect spine support using a groove down the middle
SleepRightSplintek Side
SleepRight Splintek Side Sleeping Pillow Memory Foam Pillow – Best Pillow for Sleeping On Your Side – 24" x 5" Standard Size
full facial cradle plus a perfectly-angled shoulder cradle
Xtreme Comforts Adjustable Pillow
Xtreme Comforts Hypoallergenic, Adjustable Thickness, Kool-Flow Micro Vented Bamboo Shredded Memory Foam Bed Pillow for Sleeping, Back, Stomach & Side Sleepers, Queen Size, Made in USA
thinner and softer than most, so your head will not bend back
UTTU Sandwich Pillow
UTTU Sandwich Pillow, Adjustable Memory Foam Pillow, Bamboo Pillow for Sleeping, Cervical Pillow for Neck Pain, Neck Support for Back, Stomach, Side Sleepers, Orthopedic Contour Pillow, CertiPUR-US
designed specifically for neck support and alignment.
Mediflow Water Pillow
Mediflow Fiber: The First & Original Water Pillow, clinically Proven to Reduce Neck Pain & Improve Sleep. Therapeutic, Ideal for People Looking for Proper Neck Support
clinical tests prove it reduces neck pain
Cradle Me Cervical Pillow
Cradle Me Cervical Pillow - Orthopedic Contour Memory Foam Pillow for Back and Side Sleepers with Neck and Spine Support - Helps Reduce Back and Neck Pain
best overall design with lots of position choices
KaUa Neck Roll
K Ka Ua Neck Roll Pillow Cervical Bolster with Bamboo Cover – Memory Foam Spine Lumbar Traction Spondylosis Support 4” Diameter x 17 “Length (4 Inch)
1,000s of satisfied customers & rave reviews
J-Pillow Travel Pillow
J-Pillow Chin Supporting Travel Pillow - 2020 Version - British Invention of The Year Winner - Supports Your Head, Neck & Chin (Blue)
added chin support prevents your head from falling forward.
Nursal Contour
NURSAL Knee Pillow for Side Sleepers - Wedge Contour Support Pillow for Leg, Orthopedic Knee Pillow for Sciatica Relief, Back Pain, Leg Pain, Pregnancy, Hip and Joint Pain
great reviews, washable cover - and half the price
These are my favorite luxury sheet sets sold online:
Best Luxury SheetsIncludesSizesColours
Parachute
Parachute
Fitted sheet + two pillowcasesTwin to Cal KingSand, Slate, White, Light Grey, Blue
Brooklinen
Brooklinen Luxe Core Sheet Set – Includes 1 Flat Sheet, 1 Fitted Sheet + 2 Pillowcases – 480 Thread Count Sateen Sheet Set – 100 Percent Long-Staple Cotton – Oeko-TEX Certified – Smoke – Twin
One flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases.Twin to Cal KingWhite, Cream, Steel, Smoke, Smoke Stripe
Saatva
Saatva
One flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases.Twin to Cal KingWhite, Ivory, Grey
Boll and Branch
Boll & Branch Luxury Fair Trade Long Staple Organic Cotton Sheet Set - Full, Natural
one fitted sheet, one flat sheet, and two pillowcases.Full, Queen, King, Cal King onlyWhite, Solid Natural, Striped White, Pewter
Best For Specific Needs Soft and Warm: Parachute’s Sateen sheets Most Luxurious: Brooklinen’s Linen sheets Organic Luxury Sheets:  Saatva Lofton Organic sheets Breathable/Cool: Percale sheets from Parachute or Brooklinen
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Looking for good quality and comfortable hybrid mattresses?

You’ve come to the right place.

Hybrid mattresses are some of the most popular mattresses. Many people love the soft and springy feel that the combination of foam and springs gives a hybrid mattress.

A hybrid mattress gives you the best of both worlds: the bounciness and support of coils and the pressure-relieving body hug of foam.

Another big advantage of hybrid mattresses is that they sleep cool.

Pocket coils increase the airflow within the mattress, which prevents heat buildup. If you are a hot sleeper, a hybrid mattress lets you enjoy the soft comfort of memory foam without sleeping hot.

Hybrid mattresses are typically more expensive than foam mattresses, but the cost has come down drastically with the rise of online-only and bed-in-a-box mattresses.


What’s In This Guide?

In this guide, we recommend the top 8 hybrid mattresses.

We’ve picked mattresses with varying firmness and comfort levels for different types of sleepers. So whether you are a side, back, stomach, or combination sleeper, you’ll find a perfect fit in our buying guide.

If you are a side sleeper, we have great recommendations just for you. Take a look at our reviews of the best hybrid mattresses for side sleepers.


Our Top Picks

Short on time? Here’s a summary of our top picks.

Editor’s Top Pick: Saatva Classic

Most Affordable: DreamCloud

Best Luxury: Purple Hybrid Premier

Best Latex Hybrid: Avocado Green

Best Cooling: Brooklyn Aurora

Best Pillow Top: Winkbed

Best for Heavy Sleepers: Big Fig

Best for Side Sleepers: Helix Midnight Luxe


Best Hybrid Mattresses: Comparison Table

MattressAwardConstructionFirmnessThickness Warranty
Saatva Classic
Saatva Classic
Editor’s Top PickCoil-on-coil construction with pillow topSoft, medium, and firm11.5”/14.5”15 years
DreamCloud
DreamCloud
Most AffordablePocket coils, gel memory foam and pillow topMedium-firm15”Lifetime
Purple Hybrid Premier
Purple Hybrid Premier
Most LuxuriousHyper-elastic polymer and pocket coilsMedium, medium-soft12”/13”10 years
Avocado Green
Avocado Green
Best Latex HybridOrganic wool, organic latex and zoned pocket coilsFirm, medium-firm11”/13”25 years: 10 years non-prorated + 15 years prorated
Brooklyn Aurora
Brooklyn Aurora
Best CoolingPoly foam, gel memory foam and pocket coilsSoft, medium, and firm13”10 years
Winkbed
Winkbed
Best pillow top Gel memory foam pillow top and dual coil layersSoft, medium-firm, firm, and extra-firm13.5”Lifetime
Big Fig
hybrid mattresses
Best for Heavy SleepersLatex foam, polyfoam and pocket coilsMedium-firm13”20 years, non-prorated
Helix Midnight Luxe
hybrid mattresses
Best for Side SleepersMemory foam and pocket coils with pillow topMedium14”15 years

Best Hybrid Mattresses: Reviews

1. Editor’s Top Pick: Saatva Classic

Saatva mattress

A layer of coils improves the sleeping experience of a mattress. Two coil layers are even better.

Saatva’s unique coil-on-coil construction makes the Saatva Classic mattress more supportive, responsive, and contouring than other hybrid mattresses. It also improves cooling, edge support, and durability.

You can choose from three firmness options, two height options, and two warranty options.

With all these perks, the Saatva Classic mattress still costs less than most other hybrid mattresses. It’s one of the best value hybrid mattresses.

Pros

  • Excellent support and contouring.
  • Three comfort options.
  • Two height options.
  • Two warranty options.
  • Great value for money.

Cons

  • A bit of motion transfer.
  • No free shipping.

Our Review

Saatva mattress

Construction

Most hybrid mattresses have a single layer of pocket coils, typically the base of the mattress. Saatva Classic has two coil layers.

The first coil layer consists of pocketed coils. They contour to the body, molding the mattress to your body shape and sleeping position. This ensures you are comfortable, and your spine is properly aligned.

The second coil layer is the base. It consists of lower-gauge (meaning firmer) tempered steel coils that boost support and guarantee mattress longevity.

The top comfort section of the Saatva Classic mattress consists of a plus fiber + memory foam pillow top and a layer of polyfoam and memory foam.

Together, these two layers provide pressure relief to your shoulders, back, hips, and other pressure points.

The Plush Soft Saatva Classic mattress has an additional polyfoam comfort layer for added plushness and pressure relief.

All these layers are wrapped in a breathable organic cotton cover.

The Saatva Classic mattress is available in two thickness options: 11.5” and 14.5”. Both cost the same.

Comfort and Firmness

You can choose a soft, medium, or firm Saatva. On the website, they are labeled as plush soft, luxury firm, and firm.

All three options offer a good edge to edge support, soft pressure relief, and a good amount of responsiveness.

They also sleep cool. The two coil layers ensure any excess heat flows out of the mattress.

The Saatva Classic mattress does have a bit of motion transfer because of the dual coils. If your partner’s movements at night bother you, you might want to opt for another hybrid mattress.

Saatva Classic Mattress Details

Saatva Mattress features

Shipping: $99 flat shipping fee with free white glove delivery

In-home trial: 120 nights

Warranty: 15 years prorated or non-prorated


2. Most Affordable: DreamCloud

DreamCloud Mattress

Hybrid mattresses are more expensive than memory foam mattresses. But not DreamCloud.

DreamCloud is a 15” thick luxury hybrid mattress that’s just as affordable as an ordinary foam mattress. If you are on a budget, this is our most affordable recommendation.

Pros

  • Great value for money.
  • Extra-thick profile boosts support.
  • Euro top and memory foam provide great pressure relief.
  • Long trial period and warranty.

Cons

  • No firmness options.

Our Review

DreamCloud mattress

Construction

The cover is one of the best components of the DreamCloud mattress. It’s made from Mongolian cashmere. It is unbelievably soft and stays cool even on warmer nights.

Below the cover is a plush memory foam pillow top that hugs your pressure points, giving the mattress a cloud-like feel.

Gel memory foam provides additional pressure relief as you settle into the mattress. The gel absorbs heat from your body to help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep.

A transition polyfoam layer provides anti-sag support and absorbs disturbances from your partner when they turn or get up from the bed.

Edge-to-edge coils provide compression support to ensure you don’t bottom out, and the mattress doesn’t sag even after years of use. The edges of the coils have double rows to improve support along the edges.

A final layer of polyfoam absorbs vibrations, improves ventilation, and provides overall stability.

Comfort and Firmness

DreamCloud is a medium-firm mattress – it’s a great choice for a wide range of sleepers.

Back sleepers will love the lumbar-supporting foam and coils. Stomach sleepers will get a good alignment since the mattress doesn’t sink too much.

As for side sleepers, we recommend DreamCloud for heavier folks who’ll easily sink into the foam layers for a nice comforting body hug.

DreamCloud has one of the best edges supports even among hybrid mattresses. If you are an edge sleeper, we highly recommend DreamCloud.

It’s also a good choice for hot sleepers. The breathable cover and pocket coils keep the mattress cool.

DreamCloud Mattress Details

DreamCloud Mattress Details

Shipping: Free shipping within the contiguous US. Extra shipping costs for Alaska and Hawaii orders.

In-home trial: 1 year

Warranty: Lifetime


3. Most Luxurious: Purple Hybrid Premier

Purple Hybrid Premiere

There isn’t a mattress quite like Purple Hybrid Premier. Using a unique non-foam material, it manages to provide a luxury plush feel without compromising support.

Many customers describe Purple Hybrid Premier like sleeping on a cloud.

But all that luxury comes at a hefty price tag, though the Purple Hybrid Premier is still a bargain compared to luxury mattresses in major bedding stores.

Pros

  • Luxurious sleeping experience.
  • Plush yet supportive and responsive.
  • Two comfort options.
  • Sleep cool.

Cons

  • Expensive.

Our Review

purple 4 hybrid premier mattress

Construction

Purple has built its product line, including mattresses, pillows, and seat cushions, based on a unique material they call hyper-elastic polymer.

The material is designed into a Purple Grid that adapts to your body shape and pressure.

The Purple Grid is the main reason why the Purple Hybrid Premier sleeps so luxuriously. It feels just as plush as memory foam but without the heating or excessive sinkage.

You can choose between a 3” Purple Grid and 4” Purple Grid. The thicker option makes the mattress softer.

Below the Purple Grid is a thick layer of supportive pocket coils sandwiched between two layers of poly foam.

The four layers are wrapped in a soft and breathable cover made with polyester, Lycra, and viscose.

Comfort and Firmness

The Purple Hybrid Premier has a weightless, zero-gravity feel to it. Yes, it’s soft and body-hugging, but you still enjoy good support and responsiveness.

You can choose how plush you want your mattress. The 3” Purple Grid (12” overall mattress height) is medium. It’s perfect for back sleepers and heavier side sleepers.

The 4” Purple Grid (13” overall mattress height) is medium-soft. It’s perfect for most side sleepers and anyone who loves an extra-plush luxury mattress.

By the way, the 4” Purple Grid option is several hundred dollars more expensive than the 3” option.

As for cooling, Purple Hybrid Premier has no heating issues at all. For one, the hyper-elastic polymer doesn’t retain heat like foam.

Secondly, the grids on the polymer layer channel heat away from the mattress. The pocket coils also help keep the mattress cool.

Purple Hybrid Premier Mattress Details

Purple Returns and Warranty

Shipping: Free shipping within the contiguous US. Extra shipping costs for Alaska and Hawaii orders.

In-home trial: 100 nights

Warranty: 10 years


4. Best Latex Hybrid: Avocado Green

avocado mattress

Looking for a hybrid mattress without polyurethane foam? We recommend Avocado Green.

It is an eco-friendly mattress consisting of organic cotton, organic wool, organic latex, and, of course, pocket coils.

You can choose whether you want it with or without a pillow top.

Pros

  • Eco-friendly.
  • Excellent support.
  • The pillow-top option offers good pressure relief.
  • Two comfort options.
  • Sleeps cool.

Cons

  • Not ideal for those looking for a plush mattress.
  • Pillow top version is pricey.

Our Review

Latex Hybrid Mattresses

Construction

Avocado Green is the only mattress among our picks that contains latex. And not just any latex but certified organic latex.

If you are concerned about what’s in polyurethane foams such as memory foam, Avocado Green is a great alternative. It doesn’t contain any foam at all.

The Avocado Green mattress is available in two options: standard and pillow top.

The standard option has three layers: two layers of Dunlop latex (one soft, the other firm) and a pocket coil base.

The pillow top option has four layers: three layers of Dunlop latex (the first is the pillow top) and a pocket coil base.

The pocket coil base for both options has a zoned design. Five variable firmness zones provide targeted support and pressure relief to different areas of your body.

Each mattress is wrapped in an organic cotton cover with a layer of organic wool right beneath it.

Comfort and Firmness

The standard Avocado Green without a pillow top feels firm (around 7/10 firmness rating). It’s great for heavier sleepers, stomach sleepers, and heavier back sleepers. We also recommend it to anyone who likes to float on their mattress.

The pillow top Avocado Green is medium-firm (around 6/10). It’s great for most back sleepers, lighter stomach sleepers, and heavier side sleepers. It’s also the best choice for those who prefer a mattress with a moderately plush feel.

Since it lacks polyurethane foam, the Avocado Green mattress doesn’t have any heating issues. It’s ideal even for extra-hot sleepers.

Avocado Green is also great for sex and anyone who likes a bouncy mattress. The combination of latex foam, which is naturally springy, and pocket coils makes for an extra-responsive mattress.

Avocado Green Mattress Details

Avocado Green Mattress Details

Shipping: Free shipping. $199 for white glove delivery.

Trial period: 1 year

Warranty: 25 years (10 years non-prorated, 15 years prorated)


5. Best Cooling Hybrid Mattress: Brooklyn Aurora

Brooklyn Aurora

Hybrid mattresses generally sleep cooler than foam mattresses. The coils maintain good airflow in and out of the mattress, which prevents heat buildup.

But even among hybrid mattresses, there are varying levels of cooling. If you are an extra-hot sleeper or you live in a place that sometimes gets too hot at night, the Brooklyn Aurora is the best cooling hybrid mattress.

In addition to pocket coils, it also contains gel memory foam and a phase change material.

Pros

  • Excellent cooling performance.
  • Three comfort options.
  • Supportive pocket coil base.
  • Pressure-reliving memory foam.

Cons

  • More expensive than most hybrid mattresses.
  • Shorter warranty than most hybrid mattresses.

Our Review

Aurora mattress

Construction

If you are extra-sensitive to a hot mattress or you live in a place that can get some unusually warm nights, pocket coils on their own may not be enough to keep you cool.

That’s why the Brooklyn Aurora mattress has several additional tricks to keep you cool.

The first is the breathable cover. It dissipates heat and wicks sweat from your skin. It also contains a phase change material that gives it a cool-to-the-touch feel.

Good to know: Phase change materials or PCMs are the best mattress cooling method. PCMs maintain the mattress within a tight temperature range by liquefying to absorb heat or solidifying to deliver some warmth.

The first foam layer of the mattress also contains a phase change material, which Brooklyn Bedding calls TitanCool. This layer also contains copper, which is a natural anti-bacterial – keeps your bed hygienic.

The second foam layer does not have any cooling technology, but it is essential, nonetheless. It is a special type of responsive polyfoam the manufacturer calls TitanFlex. Its bounciness makes it easier to change sleeping positions and get up from the bed.

The third layer is the gel memory foam. It does two things: deep contouring to relieve pressure from your shoulders, hips, and back and heat absorption.

The gel absorbs some of your body heat, helping you sleep cooler.

An 8” pocket coil base with a 1” stabilizing foam layer underneath provides deep compression support and overall stability. It also prevents heat from building up in the mattress.

Comfort and Firmness

Brooklyn Aurora is available in three firmness options: soft, medium, and firm.

For most people, the medium is the best option. If you are a side sleeper or prefer to sink into your mattress, go with the soft. If you are a stomach sleeper, have a large body, or prefer floating on your mattress, go with the firm.

All comfort options offer great support and body contouring.

Cooling is, obviously, not a problem. Additionally, the Aurora mattress has minimal motion transfer.

Brooklyn Aurora Mattress Details

Brooklyn Bedding Aurora details

Shipping: Free shipping to the 48 contiguous states. $125 per mattress shipping fee to Hawaii and Alaska. $250 per mattress for shipping to Canada.

Trial period: 120 nights

Warranty: 10 years, non-prorated


6. Best Pillow Top: Winkbed

Winkbeds

Pillow top mattresses make you look forward to bedtime and dread waking up in the morning. The added plushness hugs your body and relieves pressure from your back, shoulders, and hips.

Our favorite pillow top mattress is Winkbed. It’s also one of the most luxurious hybrid beds you’ll find. And with four comfort options, you can choose your perfect fit.

Pros

  • Ultra-luxurious pillow top.
  • Dual coil construction provides excellent contouring and support.
  • Four comfort options.
  • Great cooling performance.
  • Lifetime warranty.

Cons

  • More expensive than most hybrid mattresses.

Our Review

Hybrid Mattresses

Construction

Similar to Saatva, the Winkbed mattress has a dual coil design: micro springs in the comfort section and pocket coils in the base.

This design improves the mattress in several ways, namely body contouring, support, responsiveness, cooling, and durability.

The Winkbed mattress starts with a plush Euro pillow top. The pillow top consists of multiple layers of gel memory foam. The firmness of the pillow top varies depending on the comfort option.

Below the pillow top, a layer of micro springs provides lumbar support and body contouring. They also ensure good airflow to keep the mattress cool.

The pocket coil core comes next. It has multiple zones that provide targeted support and pressure relief to different areas of your body.

In the soft Winkbed, there’s a layer of foam between the two coil layers to provide extra pressure relief.

All Winkbed mattresses also feature a dedicated edge support system that increases the usable sleeping area.

All the layers are wrapped in a soft, and breathable Tencel cover that’s partly made from eucalyptus trees.

Note: The WinkBed Plus, designed for heavier folks, has a different construction from the other three mattresses. It lacks a pillow top, has only one coil layer, and contains latex foam. This mini-review focuses only on the three main comfort options.

Comfort and Firmness

The Winkbed mattress is available in four comfort options: soft, luxury firm, firm, and Plus.

As we’ve explained above, Winkbed Plus is essentially a different mattress with a different design and construction. Get the Plus if you weigh more than 300lbs.

For most people, one of the first three options will meet their needs.

The soft has an ultra-soft pillow top that side sleepers will love. The luxury firm hits the sweet point between soft and firm – it is the best option for most people.

Winkbed Firm has minimal body hugs and offers great support for stomach sleepers and those weighing between 200 and 300lbs.

The two coil layers and the pillow top give the Winkbed mattress a plush yet springy feel that’s hard to get with any other hybrid mattress.

The two coil layers also keep the mattress cool and improve responsiveness.

On the downside, they cause some motion transfer, but just a little. You might feel some of your partner’s movements.

Winkbed Mattress Details

WinkBed Mattress Details

Shipping: Free shipping. $129 for in-home setup, $189 for in-home setup, and old mattress removal.

Trial period: 120 nights

Warranty: Lifetime, non-prorated


7. Best for Heavy Sleepers: Big Fig

The Big Fig Mattress

Heavier folks have a harder time finding a comfortable and long-lasting mattress. Fortunately, several companies have recently started making mattresses to support larger body types.

Big Fig is one of them.

Most mattresses support between 300 and 600lbs of combined weight. Big Fig is designed to support up to 1,100lbs from two sleepers and 550lbs from a single sleeper.

It doesn’t sag, and it’s guaranteed to last for at least 20 years.

Pros

  • Excellent support for heavier sleepers.
  • Lasts long.
  • Sleeps cool.
  • Dedicated edge support.
  • Long warranty – guarantees longevity.

Cons

  • You have to buy the mattress together with a foundation, which makes it pricey.

Our Review

Hybrid Mattresses for heavy sleepers

Construction

Big Fig is constructed to support more weight than conventional mattresses.

It starts with a cooling cover. The cover is treated with Thermogel, which keeps your body temperature at a comfortable degree.

The first layer is perforated latex foam. It provides contouring and some bounciness to make it easier to move around on the mattress. The perforations improve airflow to prevent heat buildup.

Next are three layers of high-density foam that provides cushioning without sagging.

Pocketed coils form the base of the mattress, providing no-sag support.

In addition to the mattress layers, Big Fig also features a dedicated foam edge support system that ensures you sleep comfortably no matter where you are on the mattress.

Big Fig comes with its slatted foundation made from spruce wood. The foundation is specially designed to support the heavy mattress and heavier sleepers.

Comfort and Firmness

Big Fig is a medium-firm mattress, but only sleepers weighing more than 220lbs will experience it as such.

Some light and average weight sleepers – specifically stomach sleepers – may still find it comfortable, but it’ll feel too firm for most.

The mattress makes good on its no-sag promise. No matter how heavy you are, it easily supports your weight without bottoming out. Even large-bodied couples say they find the mattress perfectly comfortable.

Because of the edge support system, you can sleep near the edge without feeling like rolling off.

One concern for heavier sleepers is overheating. Big Fig does a great job keeping the mattress cool. The Thermogel cover, perforated latex foam, and pocket coils will keep you cool throughout the year.

Other aspects of the mattress you’ll love include the responsiveness (makes it easier to change sleeping positions) and minimal motion transfer.

Big Fig Mattress Details

Big Fig Shipping, Warranty

Shipping: Free shipping to the continental US. $99 for in-home setup, $159 for in-home setup and old mattress and/or foundation removal.

Trial period: 120 nights

Warranty: 20 years, non-prorated


8. Best for Side Sleepers: Helix Midnight Luxe

Helix Midnight Luxe

If you are a side sleeper and you want a hybrid mattress, be extra cautious about the mattress you choose. Most hybrid mattresses are medium-firm, which is not ideal for most side sleepers.

To get the right amount of body hug to relieve pressure on your shoulders and hips and ensure proper spine alignment, you need a soft or medium mattress.

Helix Midnight Luxe is a hybrid mattress with a medium comfort level. It’s perfect for average weight side sleepers.

Pros

  • Good pressure relief for side sleepers.
  • Luxurious pillow top.
  • Sleeps cool.
  • Long warranty.
  • Two free pillows.

Cons

  • Pricey.

Our Review

Helix Midnight Luxe Mattress

Construction

The Pillow Top is what gives the Midnight Luxe mattress its softer medium feel. The pillow top is quilted with a soft and breathable Tencel cover.

The first layer is memory foam, which further contributes to the close body hug you get from the Helix mattress. An additional gel memory foam layer underneath provides deeper body contouring and absorbs some of your body’s warmth.

Next is a polyfoam transition layer that ensures you don’t sink in too deep and cushions you from the firm pocket coils below.

The pocket coil base is zoned to provide varying levels of firmness under different areas of your body. Another foam layer below the pocket coils provides overall stability.

Comfort and Firmness

Helix Midnight Luxe is a medium comfort mattress – around 5/10 on the firmness scale. It’s a great choice for average weight side sleepers weighing between 130 and 220lbs.

Considering many people fall within this range, the Midnight Luxe will feel comfortable for most side sleepers.

Despite the softer feel, the Midnight Luxe mattress sleeps cool. The breathable cover, gel foam, and pocket coil base prevent the mattress from getting too hot.

Edge support is also good, as is motion transfer.

Thanks to the pocket coils, the Helix mattress has a good amount of responsiveness.

While it has the soft body hug of a memory foam mattress, you won’t feel stuck in the mattress. The bounciness makes it easy to change sleeping positions and is great for sex.

Helix Midnight Luxe Mattress Details

Helix Midnight Luxe Details

Shipping: Free shipping to all US states. $250 per mattress (plus customs tax) for shipping to Canada.

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What is a Hybrid Mattress?

Hybrid Mattresses

The most popular mattresses are foam mattresses. They contain a combination of memory foam and polyfoam. People love them for their affordability, support, and pressure relief.

Innerspring mattresses were popular a few decades ago. They consist of a thin layer of foam or fiber padding over springs. They were popular for their bounciness and support.

Hybrid mattresses fall somewhere between these two types of mattresses, providing the best of both worlds.

A hybrid mattress consists of several foam layers (usually a combination of memory foam and polyfoam) and a pocket coil base. They are a hybrid of two materials.


What are the Benefits of a Hybrid Mattress?

Hybrid Mattresses benefits

  • The pocket coils provide much better support than foam. It is one of the reasons why hybrid mattresses are great for heavier sleepers.
  • The foam layers of a hybrid mattress provide good pressure relief. Most hybrid mattresses use memory foam to cushion your back, hips, shoulders, and pressure points.
  • Hybrid mattresses sleep cooler than foam mattresses. Pocket coils ensure good airflow, which prevents heat buildup.
  • Hybrid mattresses are more responsive, which makes it easier to move around on the mattress and is great for sex.
  • Hybrid mattresses with pocket coils have minimal motion transfer. If your partner turns and tosses a lot at night, a hybrid mattress will help you sleep peacefully.
  • Hybrid mattresses tend to last longer than foam mattresses. The coils prevent sagging.
  • Hybrid mattresses have great edge support. You can comfortably sit or sleep near or on the edge of the mattress.

Cons of Hybrid Mattresses

Hybrid Mattresses

  • They are more expensive than foam mattresses.
  • They have a bit more motion transfer than foam mattresses, though not enough to cause any sleep problems for you if your partner tosses a lot. Just avoid hybrid mattresses with dual coil layers – they usually have quite a bit of motion transfer.
  • Hybrid mattresses are heavy, which can make it difficult to set one up. If you don’t have someone around to help you carry it inside and set it up, you may need to pay extra for white glove delivery.

Hybrid Mattresses: FAQs

Hybrid Mattresses: FAQs

Are Hybrid Mattresses Good for Your Back?

Hybrid mattresses offer great lumbar support. The combination of foam and coils results in a good balance of soft pressure relief and firm support.

This keeps your spine well-aligned while cushioning your back and other pressure points.

As with any other type of mattress, it is important to choose the right comfort level. For most people, including those with back problems, a medium-firm hybrid mattress is the best.

If you are a side sleeper, get a soft or medium mattress, depending on your weight. If you are a stomach sleeper, or weigh more than 220lbs, get a firm hybrid mattress.

Do Hybrid Mattresses Need a Box Spring?

Most hybrid mattresses work well with any type of foundation, including a box spring.

However, because hybrid mattresses tend to be heavier than foam mattresses, some manufactures may recommend against a flexing foundation such as a box spring.

To be safe and ensure your mattress lasts long, look for a solid base, platform, or foundation.


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