Sphinx Personal Lounger Review and Giveaway

By Jennifer-admin
In Giveaways
March 24, 2013

Sphinx Personal Lounger

As you may know, we have an indoor pool/hot tub in our retirement/vacation home. We use the hot tub just about every time we are at our home, but for the ultimate in relaxation, I now turn to the Castle & Bay Sphinx Personal Lounger. When I was sent the lounger (*free of charge, for my honest review), I was pretty excited.

inflatable book holder for beach, sphinx lounger

The Sphynx Lounger was created by Melissa Ortega. She wanted to be comfortable while at the beach, or in the pool (she even consulted with a chiropractor when designing the Sphinx Lounger!). I have seen many multi-use products in my day, but this one really has it all. It is an inflatable backrest basically, or chest rest, which allows you to “hug” it while lying face down, and includes a detachable bolster that is perfect for reading a book. The bolster also doubles as a cooler (such a great idea!). Or it can also be used as a place to store your keys, sunglasses, etc. That Melissa is one clever lady!

The Sphinx Personal Lounger comes in a mesh bag for easy portability. Simply deflate the lounger and put it back in the bag when it is not in use.

sphinx personal lounger

My friend and I took it for a test “drive” in our indoor pool, and my friend was kind enough to let me snap a few photos of her lounging on it.

inflatable pool lounger,Sphinx

We loved how soft the material was on the face rest, and there is even a little divet for your chin. There is a space under the head rest that allows you to wrap your arms around it, for the ultimate in comfort.

If we could change anything about the Sphinx lounger, it would be longer arm rests (at least for use in the pool). We both agreed that this would just add an extra element of comfort. My friend placed a noodle underneath to demonstrate this.
castle & bay, sphinx inflatable lounger

I am so excited for Summer, as I will not only be floating around the pool, but I can rest my back on it while I am soaking up the sun. I can’t stand just lying on a towel, or even a lounge chair for too long (my back starts to hurt), so this will be perfect.  If I recline a lounge chair all the way back and then put the Sphinx Personal Lounger on it, and the bolster under my knees, I may not want to get up :)  I do believe that I will be the envy of everyone when I head to the beach too!

sphinx, inflatable lounger

The possibilities are endless really – this would come in so handy while camping, backpacking, attending concerts or anywhere else you  would like to be comfy. Don’t forget that Mother’s Day is right around the corner – the Sphinx Personal Lounger would make an excellent Mother’s Day gift!

Stay tuned, as Castle & Bay has several more fun and useful products pending!  I cannot wait to see what they come up with next. Follow Castle & Bay on Facebook and @castleandbay on Twitter to keep up with the latest product information and promotions!


One (1) winner will receive a Sphinx Personal Lounger ($49.99 ARV)!

Open to US residents only. Ends 4/8.

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*I received the above product, free of charge, to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own.

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99 Responses to “Sphinx Personal Lounger Review and Giveaway”

  1. Heather Stokes says:

    I have not entered.

  2. Dianne Perdue says:

    This is the BEST product EVER invented….I would love to win one!!!

  3. Kristi C says:

    I have not entered it yet, I am still thinking about it.

  4. Sandy VanHoey says:

    I haven’t entered the contest for Honey Bunches of Smiles contest. Will check into it to see what it’s about

  5. Ken Ohl says:

    i have not entered as of yet but will look into it. thankyou, ken

  6. deb c says:

    I have not, but, I will.

  7. debbie says:

    I haven’t entered yet, I might if I remember to.

  8. latanya says:

    I have not entered

  9. Jennifer says:

    I have totally entered!

  10. brittany says:

    Not yet, but I plan on it.

  11. Tammy Shelton says:

    Not yet.

  12. Deborah says:

    I haven’t entered it. Will check it out!

  13. Lynda Del says:

    I have not entered.

  14. Sonya says:

    not yet, but I plan to

  15. Sandra says:

    I haven’t entered, I have to think about that one.

  16. Carol says:

    I’m not entering the honey bunches of smiles contest.

  17. Danielle LI says:

    My mom would LOVE THIS. hoping to win for her

  18. Fawn H says:

    I have not entered but I will check it out.

  19. Colleen Maurina says:

    I have not entered the Honey Bunches of Smiles Contest but will check it out!

  20. Margaret Smith says:

    I haven’t entered as yet.

  21. Ani says:

    I haven’t entered it.

  22. PAIGE CHANDLER says:

    I haven’t but I will

  23. Steph Couponsx says:

    I do plan on entering soon!

  24. shannon Baas says:

    I plan to enter.

  25. Krystal M says:

    No, I haven’t entered it yet. I’ll have to go see what it’s about!

    Also, this looks awesome! I like that you have the option to lie on your stomach with it.

  26. Linda Kish says:

    I haven’t entered.

  27. sandra davis says:

    i havent yet entered

  28. Crystal says:

    I haven’t entered, but I may!

  29. Dana Rodriguez says:

    I haven’t entered..yet

  30. Robert Lloyd says:

    I haven’t entered the contest for Honey Bunches of Smiles contest, but I’ll certainly look into it now!

  31. nicole krutz says:

    i have entered the honey bunches of smiles contest! :)

  32. Sharon Kaminski says:

    i have entered

  33. brandy g. says:

    I have not but I will.

  34. ELIZABETH C. says:

    I havent just yet, but I ill definatel enter !!

  35. amandasue says:

    No I haven’t entered yet.

  36. Angela Yeremenko says:

    No, have not yet entered.

  37. Melissa Zimmerman says:

    I plan on entering!!!

  38. robyn paris says:

    I havent entered it yet and am not sure if i will

  39. I haven’t entered yet but plan on it.

  40. Angela Neynaber says:

    I have not or will not enter,

  41. Charlotte Padgett says:

    I entered at least one, but I can’t remember which web site it was on.

  42. Patti Hess says:

    No, haven’t entered the contest

    pattifritz2000 at yahoo dot com
    thank you

  43. Terra Heck says:

    I haven’t entered it yet. I’m going to check it out and see if it’s something I’m interested in entering. Thanks.

  44. Andrea Henry says:

    I didn’t know about it yet. I’ll go check it out.

  45. Charlene S says:

    I have not entered yet.

  46. Nicolle says:

    I did not

  47. I have not entered the Honey Bunches of Smiles… YET! :)

  48. Michelle Tucker says:

    I haven’t entered. not sure if I will.

  49. Tamar says:

    No I haven’t entered.

    Maybe I will

  50. kathy whitney says:

    Already entering!

  51. Judy L says:

    I haven’t entered

  52. joni says:

    I have not entered.

  53. amy rouse says:

    I have not yet entered

  54. Louis says:

    I have not entered

  55. Elizabeth says:

    This is so cool! Perfect for reading on my deck!

  56. Crissy D. says:

    I haven’t entered yet

  57. Robert says:

    I haven’t entered yet.

  58. melissa Resnick says:

    i have not entered but i will

  59. Karen says:

    I have not entered it yet.

  60. Gianna says:

    I don’t have facebook or twitter so i’m unable to.

  61. Michele P says:

    I haven’t entered…

  62. Derek Timm says:

    I have not but probably will!

  63. Melanie Montgomery says:

    I entered the contest

  64. Brenda Elsner says:

    I have not entered yet, but plan on it.

  65. jeanne conner says:

    I have not yet, I will look it up..

  66. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    I have not entered

  67. Brittney House says:

    I will be entering

  68. Sharon C says:

    No Plan to enter

  69. Kim Eegan says:

    I may enter

  70. Dawn Monroe says:

    No. I dont know how to send in pics and pin stuff…lot of work!

  71. Roy F. says:

    I have not entered.

  72. Stacey V says:

    no i havent

  73. Zoey Smith says:

    I have not entered yet.

  74. cynthia layton says:

    not yet but want to

  75. susan smoaks says:

    i haven’t entered yet, but i will go check it out

  76. amy deeter says:

    i havent entered yet but i probably will

  77. Allison says:

    I have

  78. cassandra (rab pom) says:

    I have not but will in the future.

  79. kathy pease says:

    no I probably wont be entering

  80. jules m. says:

    no i havent.. i would love to win this lounger though!!

  81. Leanne Hill says:

    Havent entered yet, would like to but dont see a link for it

  82. Cálaeb Temple says:

    no, i haven’t…

  83. Shirley Zolenski says:

    I don’t know if I will

  84. Jackee says:

    I havent and not sure if I will.

  85. Ani W says:

    I have not yet but plan to

  86. andrea howard says:

    i wasn’t aware of it. but i want to enter this one to win for my family’s pool!

  87. Kate F. says:

    I haven’t entered the Honey Bunches of Oats contest.

  88. I have not yet but I will be entering

  89. shanta spradlin says:

    I entered

  90. meme says:

    I haven’t entered that one yet but plan on it

  91. I haven’t entered but I may in the future… :)

  92. Buddy Garrett says:

    I plan on enteing the contest.

  93. Holly Kennedy says:

    Not yet! Thanks!

  94. Breanne says:


  95. Charlene Kuser says:

    I haven’t entered yet,I will check it out.

  96. Kelly McGrew says:

    will look into it!

  97. laurie says:

    plan to enter

  98. Deborah says:

    What a cool product!

    Thank you so much! :)

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