Aperlai is a small, ancient Lycian port in Turkey. The ancient city of Aperlai has several sarcophagi, most of which are from the Roman era. The most glorious ruins of Aperlai ancient city are the massive city walls that start from the coastline and merge into the hillside. Parts of these walls are still visible. There are also the remains of two Roman baths near the ancient harbour.
During the same era Aperlai ancient Lycian city was famous for being an important production centre of shellfish that generated purple dyes. These were the most expensive products of the ancient world. Known as the place where the first cloth dyeing was done in Anatolia, Aperlai ancient city is inaccessible by road but you can rent a crewed yacht from Kas or Ucagiz. It’s a pleasant trip by boat and Aperlai will not disappoint. By booking a yacht charter you can stay in the bay overnight.
If you’re a big fan of swimming and also interested in seeing historical remains, then the Aperlai boat trip is the ideal trip.