Sometimes, when you’re on day five of a backpacking trip and “showering” under a Hefty bag, you forget that once upon a time all showering was outdoors. The advent of indoor plumbing is a pretty new concept for humanity, but somehow we’ve already come full circle from making showering outside a sign of desperation to it becoming a fabulous luxury.
But, seriously, dousing yourself in eucalyptus body wash while showering under the shade of a ficus tree is pretty sweet. And if you’ve got the cash, the world has no shortage of luxe accommodations that feature outdoor showers with views of everything from the Indian Ocean to old gold miners’ cabins. Here are nine resorts with the sexiest outdoor showers to explore this summer.