Portable Showers

Portable Showers for Glamping: Elevate Your Outdoor Experience


I am a passionate glamping enthusiast and advisor, I can’t help but share the joys of this outdoor adventure.  Glamping, short for glamorous camping, allows us to immerse ourselves in the beauty of nature without sacrificing the comforts of modern life. One essential element of a memorable glamping experience is portable showers. In this article, we’ll explore the world of portable showers for glamping and provide you with valuable suggestions on how to choose the perfect one. Let’s dive in!

Understanding the Importance of Portable Showers

When you’re out in the wilderness, cleanliness and hygiene are still a priority. Portable Showers offer the convenience of staying fresh and clean, enhancing your overall glamping experience.

The Glamping Difference

Unlike traditional camping, glamping aims for comfort and luxury. Portable showers align perfectly with this concept, allowing you to refresh yourself in style.

Types of Portable Showers

Portable showers come in various types, each with its unique features and benefits.

Solar-Powered Showers

Harness the power of the sun to heat water for a warm and eco-friendly shower. Ideal for sunny glamping destinations.

Battery-Powered Showers

Enjoy hot showers even in remote areas. Battery-powered showers offer convenience but require regular recharging.

Manual Pump Showers

Perfect for off-the-grid glamping, these showers rely on manual pumping to deliver water pressure. Great for conserving energy.

Considerations When Choosing a Portable Shower

Selecting the right portable shower can make or break your glamping experience.

Water Capacity

Determine how much water you need for your shower sessions. Opt for larger tanks if you have a group.

Heating Method

Choose between solar, battery, or manual heating based on your location and power availability.


Consider the weight and size of the portable shower for easy transport to your glamping site.


Invest in a sturdy and long-lasting shower to ensure it withstands outdoor conditions.

Setting Up Your Portable Shower

Getting your portable shower ready is a breeze. They are designed to be easy & quick.

Finding a Suitable Location

Select a private and level spot near your glamping accommodations.

Water Source

Obviously you have to have access to a water source, whether it’s a nearby stream or a water container you’ve brought along.


Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for setting up your portable shower. They are generally designed to be quick & easy to assemble.

Making the Most of Your Glamping Shower Experience

Outdoor Ambiance

Embrace the beauty of nature while showering under the open sky.

Access to a rejuvenating shower  will definitely enhance your glamping adventure.

Toiletries and Towels

Pack biodegradable toiletries and quick-dry towels for eco-friendliness and convenience.


Plan your showers so nobody ends up with a cold water shower.

This will make your trip better, happier, and pleasanter for everyone.

Trust me on this. This is the “voice of experience”!

Maintenance and Cleaning

Taking care of your portable shower ensures its longevity.

Cleaning Routine

Regularly clean the shower to prevent mold and bacteria buildup.


Store your portable shower properly when not in use to protect it from damage.

Environmental Considerations

As responsible glampers, we should always be aware of our impact on the environment.

Leave No Trace

Dispose of used water properly and follow Leave No Trace principles.

Eco-Friendly Products

Opt for environmentally friendly soaps and shampoos.


Incorporating a portable shower into your glamping experience elevates your adventure to new heights.

Choose the right type, consider your needs, and relish the convenience of staying fresh and clean in the great outdoors.

Happy glamping!


FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

  1. Are portable showers suitable for all glamping sites?

Portable showers can be used in most glamping sites, but check site-specific rules and amenities.

  1. How do I heat water for a portable shower when camping in cold weather?

Consider a battery-powered or manual pump shower if sunlight for solar heating is limited.

  1. Can I use a portable shower in a treehouse or cabin glamping accommodation?

Yes, you can set up a portable shower in various glamping accommodations for added convenience.

Be sure to check with the people in charge before setting up your shower. The may be rules that you have to follow.

  1. What’s the average water usage for a portable shower during glamping?

The water usage varies, but a standard portable shower can provide around 5-7 minutes of continuous water flow.

  1. Are there any special considerations for disposing of used shower water in natural settings?

Yes, it’s crucial to follow Leave No Trace principles and dispose of used water in an environmentally friendly manner.

Bob Morrow

I created this website was created when my sister Linda asked (insisted) I set up a site to help people get the most fun, the most enjoyment, and the absolute best memories from every Glamping trip. I will do everything I possibly can to do just that. This includes tips and tricks on things like “making gourmet meals,” to