As days get longer and hotter, the idea of a refreshing shower outside sounds pretty good. If you think you’d like a cool outdoor shower someday, here are 50 stylish designs to inspire you.
Which one best suits your style?
1. Talk about showering in nature. This outdoor shower by Robert Edson Swain Architecture and Design sits between two tree trunks on Decatur Island, Washington.
2. Fieldstone under the wood base of this Minnesota outdoor shower by BeDe Design helps with drainage.
3. The style of this white outdoor shower enclosure in Michigan complements the railing design of the second-floor balcony. The shower was built by Martin Bros. Contracting.
4. This outdoor shower by Bill Fry Construction features a tile added directly to the exterior of this San Francisco home.
5. Semitransparent stain protects the wood of this outdoor shower outside of New Orleans. The shower was designed by Ellen Kennon Design.
6. A mosaic of clay tile on the exterior defines this outdoor shower space at a Mediterranean-style house in San Francisco designed by the team at Kathryn Shaffer Architect.
7. This ipe wood shower by David Rolston Landscape Architects features a floor of textured stone to prevent slipping.
8. A cement wall covered in small glass tiles supports a refinished antique shower fixture in Portland, Oregon. The project was done by Samuel H. Williamson Associates.
9. Mosaic stones in a random pattern line this semi-outdoor shower room by Iwan Sastrawiguna Interior Design. While gray andesite stone forms a bench.
10. The basalt stone used for this shower wall complements the volcanic rock wall surrounding the Hawaiian property designed by Strata Landscape Architecture.
11. This outdoor shower enclosure designed by Pulltab is made of poured concrete sits atop a rooftop deck in New York City’s East Village.
12. This ocean-blue beach house on an island in the harbor of Nanaimo, Canada, includes a shower built into the exterior of the house. The house was built by the team at Pheasant Hills Homes.
13. This outdoor shower in Wilmington, North Carolina, features a wall covered with reclaimed wood and galvanized aluminum.
14. This outdoor shower in San Diego supports its shower head with a rustic stone column. Space was designed by Debora Carl Landscape Design.
15. This understated outdoor shower is tucked into an alcove of a traditional home in New York’s Hudson River Valley designed by Edward Ira Schachner Architect.
16. A rock outcropping on this property in Phoenix provides an ideal setting for an outdoor shower designed by the team at Swaback.
17. The picket fence on this Hawaiian property provides privacy. The homeowners added a shelf to the fence to store bath products.
18. A former culvert pipe made of galvanized steel was cut to create this outdoor shower in Oregon. Space was designed by Carlos Delgado Architect.
19. The glazed tile covering the shower wall by Urrutia Design is the same color as the western red cedar shingle exterior, nearly camouflaging the shower.
20. A small teak stool lets you have a seat while rinsing your feet in this Seattle shower by Tyler Engle Architects.
21. A round shower rod was custom-made for this outdoor shower at a Florida beach home by Gary Brewer Robert A.M. Stern Architects.
22. If you want to rinse off after a nice canoe ride, this Cape Cod, Massachusetts, shower by Howell Custom Building Group features a nicely themed spot to hang your towels.
23. The combination of bamboo shoots, lava rock walls, and lush flora makes for an appropriately tropical outdoor shower in Hawaii.
24. A tub filler from serves as the showerhead for this outdoor shower in Los Angeles by Osborne Architects.
25. A tiered concrete wall provides a handy spot to put favorite bathing products in this outdoor shower in Los Angeles.
26. In Austin, Texas, a new farmhouse constructed with local fieldstone made room for a patio with this outdoor shower.
27. Stylish wood slats create a measure of privacy for this outdoor shower in Washington, D.C., built by the team at Grounded.
28. Ceramic tile was used to create a mural for the enclosure of this outdoor shower in Phoenix by Sonoran Classic Builders.
29. Creeping Jasmine blooms above an outdoor shower set into a trellis fence in San Francisco. Space was built by the Chateau Construction Company.
30. This custom outdoor shower by Coyle & Caron Landscape Architecture features an aged brass shower head and handheld attachment.
31. The shower surround’s vertical wood slats mirror the horizontal wood slats of the patio overhang on this chic property in Australia by Zaher Architects.
32. A balcony built high atop the mountains in Belize features an outdoor shower with lush views of the tropical forest below.
33. This San Diego outdoor shower by Debora Carl Landscape Design is a surfer’s delight and the perfect spot to wash off sand and salt after a day on the waves.
34. Exposed plumbing attached to the galvanized steel siding of this Northern California home by Staprans Design creates a rustically chic outdoor shower.
35. A pair of Pipe showers make for a stunning outdoor shower on a property on New York’s Long Island. Space was designed by West Chin Architects & Interior Designers.
36. A shower on this exterior features two shower heads, one near the ground for washing off feet and paws.
37. This outdoor shower in San Diego was created using recycled surfboards and pieces of mirror, glass, and ceramics.
38. A custom saloon door opens to a semiprivate outdoor shower in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Space was built by Shor Home.
39. This chic outdoor shower in Montana by Andersson-Wise Architects features a wall of cut logs and a shower head installed in a blackened metal overhang.
40. A simple garden hose brings a jolt of color to the shower outside this beachy house in Sydney designed by Jason Grant.
41. Wood and corrugated galvanized steel enclose this open-air shower in Minnesota built by Lands End Development.
42. A wall of lava stone serves as the shower wall for this Hawaiian property by Chelsea Court Designs. A larger chunk of the lava stone extends out to hold soap.
43. Landscape designer Kirk Bianchi says the stacked glass portals built into the stone wall of this Phoenix outdoor shower sparkle at eye level as they catch the eastern morning light.
44. A simple shower in Vermont features a custom soap shelf and a nautical-style light. Their space was designed by Cultivation Design Build.
45. A white picket fence and a lot of lush tropical plants provide ample privacy in this Key West, Florida project by Craig Reynolds Landscape Architecture.
46. Stainless steel ball chains create an enclosure for this outdoor shower on a London rooftop designed by Nick Leith-Smith Architecture + Design.
47. This semi-outdoor shower in Paris features two large sliding doors. Space was designed by JM Rousseau Architecture.
48. A staircase and thick wood posts give this New York outdoor shower by Bromley Caldari Architects a warm sense of enclosure.
49. The white plaster walls of this outdoor shower in Málaga, Spain, is the essence of the whitewashed Mediterranean style.
50. An old claw-foot tub was repurposed to become the base for this outdoor shower in Nashville, Tennessee designed by Sharon Barrett Interiors.