"Jeep Safari To Oranihiye" Top 5 Page for this destination Icmeler Things to Do Tip by redrhino12

Icmeler Things to Do: 42 reviews and 85 photos

How many of you when going on the jeep safari have had the chance to call at Oranhiye and had the chance of "Walking On Water"

Oranhiye is a little village with sunbeds, a couple of restaurents and a camel you can ride, but is better known for a 150 mtr stretch of sandbank that sweeps out into the bay.

Legend goes that when pirates attacked this village, one particular maiden filled the front of her dress with sand and sprinkled it into the sea trying to make a path for her escape.
Unfortunately her sand ran out, sooner than face the raping and pillaging pirates she threw hereselfe off the sandbar and was drowned.

Another story is that if any maiden walks to the end of the sandbank and returns she will go home a virgin.

Address: Turkish Country Side
Directions: Towards The Beach And Clear Blue Skies
Website: http://www.icmeleronline.com

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Apr 9, 2007
  • Send to a Friend
  • Report Abuse

Comments

redrhino12 Visits Here Frequently!

redrhino12

“Anticipation is part of the journey”

Online Now

Male

Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 1 8 9 6
Forum Rank:
0 1 7 6 2

Have you been to Icmeler?

  Share Your Travels