1 Pole Synthetic Thatch Palapas
Palapa umbrellas are also known as thatch umbrellas, tropical umbrellas, thatch palapa, grass palapa, or palapa structure. Sitting under a Synthetic palm palapa will instantly make you feel as if you're on a beautiful tropical beach. There's nothing better than to relax in the shade of a palapa. Now you really can vacation at home!
Each Kit Includes *Special Order Item- contact us for availability*
Our 6 inch diameter poles extend to a 2 inch diameter wood frame. The thatching is a synthetic replica of the natural palm thatch normally found on palapas. We've looked long and hard to find the best synthetic thatch. The synthetic thatch looks real, but has the benefit of low maintenance and longevity. Estimate thatch life expectancy is 50 years according to the manufacturer.
General Tools and materials needed for installations:
Usually at least 2 peopleDrill with screwdriver bitsFree standing ladderLevelWheelbarrow and shovel (depending on main pole installation method)Cement (depending on main pole installation method)
3 out of 5 - This means that this type of palapa is one of the easier to set up and enjoy. Palmex thatch is a more complicated to install than the standard natural thatch material but the life if so much longer we think it is well worth the extra work.
*Note: Installation difficulty increases proportionally with the size of palapa.