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What Is The Best Memory Foam Mattress: 2022 Review Guide

Author imageThe Mattress Warehouse

With the new year around the corner, you are probably setting some resolutions on how to live a better life in 2022, right? And if getting more restorative sleep is not on your list, you should add it now. Moreover, unlike most new years resolutions, getting better sleep doesn’t only rely on sheer force of will. You can help yourself to achieve this resolution by investing in a new memory foam mattress. At The Mattress Warehouse, we care about your sleep. So we went and made it easy for you to pick the perfect mattress for your unique circumstances. Read on to find out how the top memory foam mattresses can help you be the best version of yourself in 2022.

Why a memory foam mattress is everything you’ve dreamed about

Because a memory foam mattress has fewer (no) moving parts than an innerspring mattress, it is less likely to break. So you won’t have to be scared of a spring snapping under you while you sleep. Or, of a broken coil sticking out of the bed with the potential of mortally wounding you…

Of course, there are those sleepers who prefer to sleep on the traditional spring mattress, and we don’t judge. There are fantastic spring mattresses out there, don’t get us wrong. It’s just that memory foam mattresses conform perfectly to your body while you sleep, so it feels so much more comfortable and supportive. And that is why we have no scruples to recommend the following memory foam mattresses.

The best memory foam mattress by category

You are unique, and so are your sleeping needs. So for you to make the best possible choice, we asked Mr Memory Foam Mattress South Africa (aka our in house sleep expert) to break down which memory foam mattresses are the best for these categories:

  • A tight budget
  • Looking for luxury
  • Athletic and active people
  • Aged and elderly
  • Cuddly couples

So without further ado, let’s take a look at what your best memory foam mattress options are for 2022.

Best budget buy – Forgeron Classique Foam Mattress

The Forgeron Classique Foam Mattress is an excellent memory foam mattress for shoppers on a budget.
The Forgeron Classique Foam Mattress is two-sided, for an increased lifespan
  • Price: Currently on offer from R3,599 to R 7,299
  • Size: Single to King XL
  • Comfort rating: Medium
  • Warranty: 15 Years
  • Weight capacity: 110 kg per side

This locally manufactured memory foam mattress is perfect for you if you are shopping on a tight budget. All of the materials in this mattress is SABS approved, so you can rest easy about the quality. Moreover, with its medium comfort rating, it is good for all sleeping styles. So if you and your partner sleep in different positions, the Forgeron Classique Foam Mattress can definitely work for you.

Most luxurious – Magniflex Vitale Armonioso Mattress

The Magniflex Vitale Armonioso Mattress.
The Magniflex Vitale Armonioso Mattress has built-in handles on the side for easier manoeuvring
  • Price: Currently on offer for R22,999
  • Size: Queen XL
  • Comfort rating: Medium
  • Warranty: 8 Years
  • Weight capacity: 150 kg per side

The Magniflex Vitale Armonioso Mattress is the pinnacle of the Magniflex mattress series. Made from only the very best materials, this is truly one of the most luxurious mattresses you can imagine. Furthermore, the mattress conforms to the highest European standards, the fabric it is made from is fire retardant and Oeko-Tex certified. In other words, it is not harmful to humans or the environment. The combination of high-density memory foam at the centre of the mattress, and softer foam on the outside makes it feel like you are floating on air. Unfortunately, the mattress only comes in one size, so if you don’t sleep on a Queen XL bed, you’ll have to get a new base to support this super luxurious mattress.

For active people – Kooi Pure Plush Mattress

The Kooi Pure Plush memory foam mattress.
The Kooi Pure Plush Mattress comes in a box for super-easy transport and installation
  • Price: Currently on offer from R8,999 to R16,999
  • Size: Single to King XL
  • Comfort rating: Plush
  • Warranty: 20 Years
  • Weight capacity: 130 kg per side

Active people, like professional athletes and those who are serious about fitness, really need to invest in quality sleep. Designed by a former Springbok rugby player specifically for active people, getting the Kooi Pure Plush is a no-brainer for this specific category. If you are an exercise junky, that is. When you are active all the time, your body tends to take some bruising and battering. That is why the soft, conformable memory foam of the Kooi Pure Plush is so welcoming after a long day. When you lie down on it, you get all the support you need to get the deep, restorative sleep that your body craves to recharge and perform at its best.

For the elderly – Tempur Micro-Tech Mattress

The Tempur Micro-Tech 20cm Mattress
The Tempur Micro-Tech Mattress is easier to clean than most mattresses
  • Price: Currently on offer for R16,999
  • Size: Queen XL
  • Comfort rating: Medium
  • Warranty: 7 Years
  • Weight capacity: 150 kg per side

Tempur is a well-established bed and mattress brand in the memory foam mattress industry. In fact, a lot of people argue that Tempur made memory foam beds famous in South Africa. And not without reason. The Tempur Micro-Tech Mattress is perfect for elderly people who may be suffering from age-related aches and pains. With its medium comfort rating, it offers enough support without being too hard on their frail bodies. But what really makes the Tempur Micro-Tech mattress such an excellent choice for aged people is how easy it is to maintain. You don’t have to turn the mattress and the cover is super-easy to remove and wash, in case of accidental spills.

Comfort for couples – Cloud Nine Mega-Flex Mattress

Cloud Nine Mega-Flex Mattress
The Cloud Nine Mega-Flex Mattress is made from allergy-free material
  • Price: Currently on offer for R8,799 to R16,799
  • Size: Single to King XL
  • Comfort rating: Medium
  • Warranty: 25 Years
  • Weight capacity: 160 kg per side

The most important things to look for in a memory foam mattress for a couple are that the mattress supports both partners’ sleeping styles and that it doesn’t transmit a lot of movement. With the Cloud Nine Mega-Flex Mattress, both of these conditions are met. The medium comfort rating makes it ideal for all sleeping styles. Moreover, there is basically zero movement transfer on this mattress. So if one of you tosses and turns, the other one won’t even realize it. Oh yeah, and it has a whopping 25-year warranty, so if you want to invest in your relationship, invest in a Cloud Nine Mega-Flex Mattress.

Get your memory foam mattress online & we’ll deliver

Well, there you have it. A grand selection of the top memory foam mattresses for sale in 2022 to take you to new heights in the new year. Whether you are looking for an affordable mattress or one that can last you for the next twenty years, we’ve got you covered. And if you buy online and live within a major city centre, we’ll deliver your memory foam mattress to your door.

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