There's something about an outdoor shower that makes the experience of rinsing off extra special. Not only are they functional after a dip in the pool, some rigorous yard work, or a trip to the beach during warmer months, but they can also be an incredibly relaxing way to unwind after a long day. Whether you are on the hunt to transform a space in your backyard into a spa-like experience or just want something simple to have on hand so your household can conveniently cool off, there are plenty of outdoor shower options available in a wide range of price points.
What to Know Before Buying an Outdoor Shower
There are, of course, several factors to consider before making your purchase. First, decide on how much you want to spend. A very high-end outdoor shower enclosure setup can be upwards of $8,000 depending on your design and plumbing costs. You may want to consider shopping only for wall-mounted outdoor showers that take can use existing plumbing connections. Or explore freestanding options that can be positioned anywhere outside that is close to a water faucet. Some more affordable outdoor showers connect to a garden hose for a simple, ready-to-go rinse, but keep in mind that these lack the ability to regulate the water temperature. Other things to consider when picking an outdoor shower include the material and finish of the shower faucet, along with accessories like a shower wand or even jets.
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From freestanding and solar-powered to stylish wall-mounted designs, we rounded up 15 of the best outdoor showers to help you upgrade your home, whether you want to spend a little on a DIY project or splurge on something spectacular.
With its clean-lined profile, this shower from Pottery Barn works beautifully with a range of decor styles and can serve as an extension of a pool area or be installed in an outdoor shower enclosure. Made of low-maintenance and weather-resistant materials in a black finish, the unit features an attractive slatted base so water and sand pass through easily. And if you're just looking for a cold rinse, all you need is a 3/4 inch hose hook-up and you're in business.
This freestanding outdoor shower from Wayfair is made of a combination of hardwoods, making it highly weather resistant and durable. The style has a rotatable stainless steel shower head with a lever that controls water pressure. The charming and affordable look works great with just about any decor.
Constructed from stainless steel that resists corrosion and tarnishing, this Alvin outdoor shower unit features a rainfall shower head, hand shower, body sprays, and bamboo tray. The freestanding style makes it the perfect addition to any patio and can easily be attached to either a garden hose or a built-in setting.
Advertised as an "easy to install'' outdoor shower kit, this Gotonovo option is one of the more affordable shower kits on our list but doesn't skip out on style with its matte black finish. The style is perfect for a DIY project where you want to install it on the side of a house or an outside shower enclosure.
Take a nice warm shower outdoors with this solar-heated, freestanding style we found on Amazon. The unit will mount to most surfaces and is made with a non-corrosive base and PVC construction. The tower shape holds 9.3 gallons of water that can be heated up to 140 degrees, and either be refilled when needed or connected directly to a garden hose. The sleek and modern lines of this shower kit make it a great solar option for your garden or your swimming pool area.
This gorgeous wood and metal outdoor shower from Pottery Barn is made with sustainably harvested eucalyptus certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and coated with a moisture-resistant finish. The shower can be easily built in using PVC piping and is constructed with sturdy and weather-resistant wood. Plus, the natural finish will mix beautifully with other outdoor furnishings in a modern farmhouse setting.
Made from highly durable 316 marine grade stainless steel, this modern shaped shower will withstand any outdoor elements and is rust resistant. Featuring a pressure balance valve so you can easily control the volume and temperature of the water coming from the faucet, the freestanding shower offers everything you need to complete your outdoor oasis.
Add convenience to your pool or patio with this sleek stainless steel outdoor shower. The brushed finish is the perfect look for a DIY outdoor shower enclosure like this cedar design. The extended arm on the shower head allows ample reach for rinsing off. A single-handle control lets you easily adjust the water flow.
The Murray Outdoor Bamboo Shower Panel brings a luxury-like feel to your poolside area. Its integrated shower head replicates the soothing feeling of springtime rainfall, while body sprays and a hand shower provide a spa experience. The unit is also easy to move around for extra flexibility.
The H2Go freestanding outdoor shower is exactly what it sounds like. It has a 10-inch rain shower head and beautifully designed handle on a concrete base that lets you shower al fresco whenever you want. This is a handmade and well-constructed stainless steel freestanding shower that looks super cool in any setting. It also comes with a garden hose adapter.
Keep clean and refreshed on camping trips or after a day at the pool with the GF Garden Sunny portable shower. The freestanding unit connects to a tap via a 33-foot hose that is included with purchase. The innovative horizontal base tank provides excellent exposure to sunlight for faster heating. That's right: Instead of electricity, this solar-powered shower uses the sun to heat the water inside the tank base. It mixes the hot water with cold water from the hose to deliver approximately 15 gallons of water at around 86 degrees. Bring it along for your next adventure or pop it up on your patio.
Rinse off under the sun or the stars with this beautifully designed freestanding outdoor shower in a matte black finish. Made from highly durable 316 marine grade stainless steel, it's built to last. Featuring a pressure balance valve, diverter, handheld, and rain shower head, it offers everything you need to complete your outdoor oasis.
If you are looking for something more portable and affordable, this handheld shower can be easily used in both indoor and outdoor settings. The shower will transform a sink or bucket of water into an instant stream. It's the perfect option for campers too. It features one simple flow rate for a comfortable bathing experience and is gentle enough for seniors, babies, and pets.
This simple style is made from premium rust-free weather-resistant materials. Featuring a 60-inch handheld hose and 1/2 inch hot and cold water supply, it's a sleek look that works poolside or in an open-air setting. The chrome finish look also comes with a five-year warranty.
This minimalist outdoor style is perfect for terraces, patios, and gardens. The unit is made out of hot galvanized steel with an acacia wood base that keeps bare feet comfy. A discreet tap on the vertical tube regulates the shower's pressure and an overhead horizontal tube provides a sheer waterfall curtain of water. The shower is easy to connect with a garden hose and has two small nylon gliders at the back of the frame to move it easily, or the entire design can be installed against a wall for access to hot and cold water.