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Beware of rip currents
Rip currents are powerful, narrow channels of water moving quickly away from shore. They occur on all beaches and may happen at any time. Before you hit the beach, learn how to recognize a rip current and how to escape if caught in one.
Know your location
You may not always know the address of your location or how to instruct others to find you. With the what3words app, your location anywhere in the world can be pinpointed within a 10-foot square. Using this app, you can find, share and navigate to precise locations using three simple words. And while there are many ways to use the app, some of the best uses within Orange Beach include:
Peer-to-peer hospitality services, such as Airbnb, vacation rentals by owner and other types of vacation rentals are not regulated in the same way as hotels. Act as your own safety advocate and review these Airbnb safety tips