Get your beauty sleep with the ultimate cooling sheets for an Aussie summer

Sleeping pretty.

By now we should all know and acknowledge the importance of a good night’s sleep and how it affects our overall health and wellbeing, but come Australian summer time it can be near impossible to get a good night’s sleep thanks to our balmy summer nights.

There are certain things to consider when it comes to picking your summer time bed sheets, and picking the right choice can make the world of difference to your REM cycle. When picking your sheets, consider the following:

  • Thread count – the lower the thread count the cooler the sheets and the better for summer thanks to increased circulation.

  • Natural fabrics – because you’re going for a lower thread count make sure your sheets’ fabric is up to scratch so it is still soft and cosy to sleep on. Natural fabrics are also better for airflow and circulation and the best materials to look for are cotton, linen and bamboo.

  • Go light – look for lighter colours for your summer time sheets as dark colours absorb heat and especially if your bed is by a window it will trap this heat, making it particularly warm come bed time.

The best sheets to get a good sleep on this summer

To help you on your journey to a better night’s sleep we’ve rounded up some of our favourite sheets on offer that are perfect for summer slumbers.

Read on to find our top picks of linen, bamboo and cotton sheets.

Linen Sheet Set

Linen Sheet Set, $490 for queen size at Cultiver

Crafted from pure linen woven from European flax and pre-washed for a soft vintage feel from first use, these sheets “seem to get more comfortable with each sleep,” says a five-star reviewer.


Nimes French Linen Sheet Set

Linen House Nimes French Linen Sheet Set, $251.99 (usually $419.99) for queen size at The Iconic

Made from silky soft and lightweight linen this breathable set is perfect for summer and comes in a myriad of colours to choose from – our favourite is the Sky for a cosy feel.


the bamboo shop sheets

Bamboo Sheet Set, from $199.95 (usually $219.95) for queen size at The Bamboo Shop

Made with 400 thread-count for optimal softness and breathability, these sheets are key to a better night’s sleep. They’re also eco-friendly, made from 100 per cent bamboo in a luxe sateen weave.


linen house nara bamboo

Linen House Nara bamboo cotton sheet set, $115 (usually $229.99) for queen size at Myer

These high-quality sheets are made from 400-thread bamboo/cotton and are a great option for those suffering from spring and summer hay fever. The terracotta colour is the perfect neutral for the bedroom.


Stonewashed Cotton White Sheet Separates

Stonewashed Cotton White Sheet Separates, $254.97 for queen size at Adairs

Perfect for all year round, theses stonewashed cotton sheets feature an incredible textured feel and are super soft to the touch.



Oh Sheet 100% Eucalyptus sheet set, $212 for queen size at Hardtofind

Dream of home on these 100 per cent eucalyptus sheets that are made from TENCELTM Lyocell making them soft and long-lasting.



Sienna living bamboo Egyptian cotton sheet set, $79.99 (usually $289.99) for queen size at Manchester Factory

Get a good night’s sleep in these soft as a cloud sheets made from certified Egyptian cotton and bamboo fibres which are breathable, soft, temperature regulating and timeless.


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