If you live in a warm enough climate, consider opening up your bathroom to the outdoors. Why? Because open-air lavatories look really cool and always smell fresh.

Photo at Kosi Bay . Kosi Forest Lodge near Lake ShengwedziPhoto: Orlili

The only design flaw with this beach bathroom is: OMG THERE’S SAND EVERYWHERE!!!

outdoor bathroom-4Photo: Constance Lemuria Seychelles

Above is a hotel suite bathroom in the five-star Constance Lémuria Seychelles, one of the most exclusive resorts in the Indian Ocean.

outdoor showerPhoto: ResourceDir

The best part about open-air bathrooms are their self-cleaning properties, provided, of course, that it rains on occasion.

outdoor bathtub patioPhoto: imgur

The concept of an unprotected balcony bathtub is as thrilling as it is precarious.

outdoor shower tubPhoto: Zucchetti

Created by Italian bathroom design company Zuchetti, this free standing tub and wall-mounted faucet is known as the Geo 180.

vietnam bathroomPhoto: Six Senses

This wooden bathroom in Vietnam’s luxury Six Senses Ninh Van Bay Hotel may not technically be outdoors, but it’s rugged enough for this list.

master bathroom outdoorPhoto: Beverly Molfino

One of six bathrooms at Hale Ku Mana in Honolulu, a 10,056-square-foot private residence that was recently on the market for $13.5 million.

outdoor bathtubPhoto: Interiors Addict

The rain shower head complements the bathroom’s rainforest foliage.

outdoor bathroomPhoto: Skroutzondeck

What you’d expect to find in the Flintstones’ outdoor bathroom.

outdoor bathroom-6Photo: Stupic

If your uncovered WC is part of a beachside property, it would be weird if it didn’t have a nautical theme.

glass-bathtubPhoto: imgur

The swinging shutters and glass-bottom tub expose this bathroom to its tropical surroundings. Previously featured in our roundup of the best bathtubs.

exposed-showerPhoto: imgur

From our top 7 shower design series, this exposed shower invites the outdoors in by way of a windowless skylight. On rainy days, bathers get to enjoy a dual shower head experience.

Falcons NestPhoto: Freshome

Wave to passing cruise ships as you lather up in this stone shower.

Want more open-air rooms? These 15 outdoor living spaces will take your breath away.

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