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Are you going on an adventure for several days? Whether in a van or camping, Decathlon can help you find the right solar shower for an uncompromising getaway.
After a long hike, setting up your camp is the best way to recover from your activity. Washed out by your day, a shower can quickly become essential to your well-being for better quality sleep and real comfort on your next adventures.
As innovations in camping equipment have continued to increase in recent years, you now have a wide choice of ways to wash yourself anywhere, easily and, above all, with hot water.
However, it's not always easy to know how to choose the right solar shower for the best possible experience. That's why Decathlon has put together a detailed guide to help you find the solar shower that meets all your expectations every time you go camping.
To heat your water faster, put your shower behind your windscreen between midday and 6pm! If the sun is beating down very hard, you'll be able to heat up your water faster and enjoy it without waiting for hours. Be careful though, we've noticed that the water can quickly reach 70°C, so keep an eye on the temperature. As a reminder, the shower can withstand a maximum temperature of 50°C. Test the temperature carefully before using it all over your body.
At Quechua, it's easy, there's no question about it, because we only have 10 litre solar showers. We've found that this is the ideal size, guaranteeing a shower or two depending on your habits, while still being easy to transport.
However, you'll be able to find showers with larger capacities from our competitors.
Choosing a solar shower also means paying attention to the practical details of each model. To make sure your shower is simple and pleasant to use every day, it's important to check the features of your portable shower. In particular, you'll want a supply hose that's long enough for quick filling on all tap models, or a lever to activate the water jet in a single movement.
Some solar showers also have a shower head to distribute the water more evenly over your body. This gives you the more traditional comfort of your bathroom without having to buy an extra accessory. You can also opt for a model with a side pocket for your shower gel or solid soap.You'll then have all your hygiene essentials in one place, for a simplified and unique experience in the great outdoors.
Finally, you'll find innovative models that let you adjust the temperature of the water in the tank. You can adjust the temperature precisely for a shower that meets all your expectations and gives you an incomparable moment of relaxation and well-being after activity.
Now you know more about choosing the best solar shower for your next adventure in the great outdoors! And if your spot is ever a little busier than usual, don't forget to take the shower cubicle in your van or car, ready in 2 seconds, for a shower in total peace of mind. And if you're still on the fence about buying a solar shower, you should know that it could also come in handy for washing your camping gear or doing the dishes! And if you ever have a water outage at home (although we wouldn't wish it on you, of course), you'll be delighted to have this camping shower to hand!