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The Nectar Mattress has a medium firm feel, rating around 6 on the 10-point firmness scale. This firmness is on the higher end of the average range most sleepers tend to prefer. The mattress measures 11 inches thick, making its profile close to average.
The Nectar Mattress is constructed of four layers of foam, including three layers of memory foam. Its two-part comfort system includes two distinct layers of memory foam.
The top two layers consist of 1-inch of quilted memory foam and 3 inches of medium-density gel memory foam. These layers contour to the body to relieve pressure, giving the mattress a traditional memory foam feel.
The memory foam used in these layers are semi-open and infused with gel to keep the mattress from trapping as much body heat. This infusion can promote a cooler night’s sleep than many competing memory foam mattresses.
A 1.75-inch layer of Adaptive Hi-Core memory foam acts as the transition layer. This heavier material supports the sleeper while giving the bed some bounce.
The support core consists of 5.25 inches of 2.2 PCF polyfoam. This polyfoam is high-density, lending well to the mattress’ durability. The Nectar’s support layer serves as a stable base to reinforce the top of the mattress.
The mattress cover uses Tencel, which is breathable to allow more air circulation into the mattress. The cover is removable, but Nectar recommends leaving it on to protect the mattress. The cover can be spot-cleaned with mild detergent.
The Nectar Mattress is constructed of four layers, including a two-layer comfort system, a transition layer, and a support layer. All of these layers are constructed of foam, though the exact composition varies between layers to provide a balance between conforming and support.
1″ Memory Foam (Gel-Infused, Quilted Cover)
3″ Memory Foam (Gel-Infused)
1.75″ Memory Foam (Adaptive Hi Core, 3.5 PCF)
5.25″ Polyfoam, 2.2 PCF
Despite its high-quality construction, the Nectar Mattress is less expensive than most similarly-constructed all-foam models. This makes it a strong option for shoppers looking for a balance of quality and affordability. The table below details the sizing and prices. While we’ve shared the list price, additional discounts are frequently available.
|Twin||39" x 75"||11"||45 lbs.||$499|
|Twin XL||39" x 80"||11"||48 lbs.||$569|
|Full||54" x 75"||11"||68 lbs.||$699|
|Queen||60" x 80"||11"||74 lbs.||$799|
|King||76" x 80"||11"||89 lbs.||$999|
|California King||76" x 84"||11"||89 lbs.||$999|
The Nectar Mattress can accommodate side sleepers from most weight groups. The mattress’ three layers of memory foam contour to a sleeper’s body, allowing a side sleeper’s hips and shoulders to sink in enough to help relieve pressure points.
The Nectar Mattress’ medium firm feel may make it most appropriate for side sleepers who weigh over 130 pounds. These sleepers weigh enough to sink in and experience more significant cradling. This can relieve pressure points and promote better spinal alignment.
Side sleepers who weigh under 130 may find the Nectar slightly too firm, as many lightweight side sleepers prefer a soft or medium-soft feel. Since these individuals do not sink in as far in a medium firm mattress like the Nectar, they may experience some pressure buildup around their hips and shoulders.
Back sleepers generally prefer a mattress that provides even support to keep their spines well aligned. A mattress that sags may lead to more aches and pains.
The medium firm feel of the Nectar Mattress allows it to resist sagging more than many softer models. This creates a relatively even plane that’s conducive to back sleeping.
The Nectar’s three layers of memory foam cushion and conform, which may help disperse pressure buildup around a back sleeper’s hips. The Adaptive Hi-Core memory foam transition layer provides extra support, which should be sufficient to prevent most back sleepers from sinking in too deeply.
While the firmness level of the Nectar is greater than individuals under 130 pounds tend to prefer, lightweight back sleepers may appreciate the extra support of this medium firm model. This firmness can also accommodate most back sleepers over 230 pounds, though those who favor a firmer feel or who weigh more may prefer a firmer model.
Since many individuals carry more weight around their midsections, stomach sleepers often require a mattress that is firm and supportive enough to prevent their midsections from sinking in too deeply. A mattress that is too soft could put additional strain on a stomach sleeper’s spine.
The Nectar Mattress’ medium firm feel should be sufficient to support most stomach sleepers’ midsections. The memory foam comfort layers cushion enough for added comfort without skimping on support. Because of this, the Nectar Mattress may be comfortable for stomach sleepers from any weight group. Since it is right around the middle of the firmness range stomach sleepers between 130 and 230 pounds tend to prefer, average-weight stomach sleepers may find the Nectar Mattress particularly comfortable.
|Under 130 lbs.||130-230 lbs.||Above 230 lbs.|
The Nectar Mattress is sold through the Nectar website, Amazon, and at over 1,000 mattress and furniture stores across the United States.
Mattresses ordered through the Nectar website ship free in the contiguous United States. Nectar also ships to Alaska and Hawaii, though additional shipping charges apply.
When purchased from the Nectar website, mattresses ship free within the contiguous United States for free and to Alaska and Hawaii for an extra charge.
The Nectar Mattress ships compressed through FedEx Ground. The buyer is responsible for unpacking and setting up the mattress.
Nectar offers white glove delivery for a $149 base fee. White glove delivery includes mattress setup and old mattress removal. If you order additional components, like a foundation or frame, an additional $45 fee will be assessed for each extra item.
The company offers mattress financing options through Affirm. More information can be found on Nectar’s website.
When purchased directly through Nectar, the Nectar Mattress comes with an industry-leading 365-night sleep trial. This trial period begins 30 days after the mattress is delivered because people often take around 30 days to adjust to a new mattress. After the first 30 days, the customer has 365 days to return their mattress for a full refund of the purchase price. Nectar will help arrange the donation or disposal of the mattress.
The Nectar Mattress comes with a lifetime limited warranty for the original purchaser of the mattress when bought through an authorized seller. For the first 10 years of the warranty period, Nectar will replace the mattress if an eligible defect is confirmed.
After 10 years, Nectar will elect to either repair or replace mattresses it determines to have a qualifying defect. During this timeframe, the owner will be responsible for transportation costs, which total $50 each way. These fees will be waived if Nectar finds a qualifying defect.
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