Top 10 Best Camping Air Mattresses of 2017 – Reviews


There is no reason for you to sleep uncomfortably just because you’re not at home. If you’re camping, you want to be well rested throughout your journey so that you’ll be able to enjoy your?trip to the fullest. You cannot do that, however, if you have difficulties falling asleep on the hard, cold ground every night.

Traditionally, people have been using sleeping bags, but sleeping bags aren’t exactly known for being comfortable. With air mattresses, on the other hand, you get the full benefits of a regular mattress, with the added advantage of being able to carry it with you wherever you go. So check out our selection of the ten best camping air mattresses on the market before making any type of purchase.

10Pure Comfort (QUEEN SIZE) High Profile Flock Top Air Mattress

amazon buttonMade with a durable PVC body, this multi-chamber coil, waterproof, and highly portable air mattress can be set up in just a matter of minutes. Thanks to its suction grip bottom and powerful 2-in-1 air valve, you can get it fully inflated in less than 4 minutes. It has a weight capacity of up to 500 lbs, which is quite a lot given the fact that it is meant to be portable. It also comes with an electric powered external air pump, a travel bag, and a repair kit.

9Altimair Frontier series Outdoor Camping Air Mattress

amazon buttonCoated with high-quality nylon/polyester laminate, this resistant air mattress will show no signs of stretching whatsoever no matter how many times it gets inflated/deflated. Waterproof and puncture resistant, it is the perfect air mattress to set up inside a tent. Under its coating, it has a high-quality thermo-polyurethane material build that doesn’t contain any harmful phthalates, thus being extremely eco-friendly.

8Intex Prestige Downy Airbed

amazon buttonThis full-size inflatable mattress is perfect for the rugged outdoors thanks to its quality-tested, 20.8-gauge waterproof top with 14-gauge vinyl beams. It is a quite luxurious and comfortable sleeping surface that you can set up in just a few minutes as a result of its 3-in-1 valve with an extra-wide opening. We should also point out that Intex Prestige Downy Airbed has a weight capacity of 600lbs, which is more than enough for a camping air mattress.

7Smart Air Beds BD-1224GT

amazon buttonThanks to its soft, flocked top and grooved edge, this comfortable air mattress keeps sheets in place at all times. Its sleeping surface is 21 inches above the ground, making it perfect for camping in areas with a risk of overnight flooding. Interestingly enough, this mattress contains a Giga valve designed to speed up the inflation/deflation process considerably. Also, due to its coil beam construction, this mattress feels just like a traditional mattress.

6SuperbAir Inflatable Bed

amazon buttonThis particular air mattress inflates in less than 2 minutes, which is faster than a majority of all air mattresses on the market nowadays. As a result of a high-tech remote inflation unit, you get a lot of personal firmness control as well. It is also lined with an ultra-comfortable velved surface made from K80 PVC which makes it not ony extremely comfortable but very resistant at the same time. For added comfort and maneuverability, it comes with a sturdy nylon carry bag.

5Pure Comfort Full Size Flock Raised Air Mattress

amazon buttonThis full-size air mattress from Pure Comfort is far more than just a camping air mattress. In need of guest accommodations, you can always use this air mattress as a regular mattress with no issues whatsoever. It is basically a raised bed that features a comfortable coil top design that you can inflate and deflate in less than 4 minutes. It also has a durable and waterproof lush top construction that adds a lot to its sturdiness.

4Coleman 4 in 1 Quickbed

amazon buttonYou can use Coleman’s 4-in-1 Quickbed as 2 twin beds, a single king-sized bed, or a twin double-high bed. Thanks to its durable inner coils, this particular mattress is extremely firm and strong. These might not be the characteristics that best define a comfortable mattress, of course, but you don’t necessarily want extreme comfort when camping for a variety of reasons. For added comfort, it uses a soft plush top that can accommodate any type of sheets.

3Smart Air Beds BD-11 Platinum Raised Air Bed

amazon buttonWhat makes the BD-11 stand out among other air mattresses is its internal A/C pump that gets the bed inflated/deflated in less than 3 minutes. While most air mattresses come equipped with stand-alone pumps, the BD-11 uses an internal pump that makes the mattress much easier to transport. As a sleeping surface, this mattress uses a soft velour-like material that along with its tethered handheld remote adjustments make it extremely comfortable overall.

2Coleman Quickbed

amazon buttonThe Quickbed from Coleman uses a comfortable coil system designed to provide great support over long periods of time. Combined with a soft plush top, it provides an extremely comfortable, almost luxurious sleeping experience. The mattress comes with a Wrap ‘N’ Roll storage system that makes it very easy to carry around and an airtight system with a double lock valve to keep it inflated at all times. Overall, Coleman’s Quickbed is one of the best camping air mattresses out there.

1Intex Pillow Rest Raised Airbed

amazon buttonEquipped with a high-power, built-in pump, this particular air mattress requires very little time and effort from your part to get it fully inflated. This is particularly useful when camping for obvious reasons. It is constructed with a double-layered wave beam interior with a waterproof flocked top with vinyl beams and built-in pillows for added comfort. Designed for comfort rather than strength, it will accommodate anyone weighing 300 lbs or less.