For those of you who follow me on Instagram, I’m sure you’re aware by now that I recently got a new mattress. My previous mattress was about 10+ years old. The memory foam was worn out, I swore I was going to get stabbed by a spring every night I went to bed and it was starting to give me really bad back pain too.
I ended up getting a foam mattress from a Canadian company based right here in Toronto, AleaSleep. If you know me, you’ll know that I love supporting local and Canadian brands so I was even more excited when I found out that their mattresses are also made right in Toronto.
The particular mattress that I got was the Sanctuary mattress. It’s the most expensive out of their three mattresses, however it’s still affordable at $1,799 CAD for a full/double. One of the reasons I was attracted to this particular mattress was because of its features.
The mattress has pressure point relief, targeted lumbar support and works to reduce should pressure. It also has temperature control, meaning that it is made with materials that don’t pull in heat, which helps to keep your bed a consistent temperature so that you don’t get overheated at night. My bamboo bed sheets have temperature control and it’s one of my favourite things about them, so I was really excited about this feature.
- Targeted lumbar support
- Pressure point relief and reduced shoulder pressure
- Temperature control (made from materials that don’t lock-in heat, so that you don’t get overheated at night.)
- 100% organic zoned latex
- 100% breathable organic cotton
- New Zealand wool
- 3rd generation memory foam
I was a little nervous at first because I hadn’t had this type of mattress before. In the past, I’ve always gone with your typical spring mattress with a memory foam top. I was also really excited though because I know lots of people with hybrid foam mattresses who love them and I also read online that they can be better for back pain.
I was also worried that it was going to be really hard to set up, since it ships rolled up in a box. I was really surprised at how easy it was! Once I got it out of the box, it was just a matter of cutting open the plastic and then it began to unroll all on it’s own. It took only a few minutes for it to fully unroll and expand to its full size.
Video: AleaSleep Sanctuary Mattress Review and Unboxing
This post was created in collaboration with AleaSleep. While I was gifted items mentioned in this post, all of the opinions expressed are of my own.