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Heather Froeming

Heather Froeming, originally from California, first came to Akumal after finishing college in 1998. At the time, 307 was a dirt road and the area was still pretty rustic. But she found herself in Akumal and fell in love with the beaches and lifestyle. She first took a job with Centro Ecologico Akumal (CEA), a local nonprofit which focuses on beach conservation and turtle protection. She worked with CEA to start a local recycling program, and spent many hours riding around in the back of a truck picking up recyclables in and around the area. Heather worked for CEA for a year-and-a-half, and then continued to travel between here and the States for the next five years. In 2003, Heather decided to make the move permanently and she arrived in Akumal to manage the Vista Del Mar Hotel and Akumal Dive Adventures, and it was at this time that she met Marco. The rest is history ...

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El Festival del Mar - July 17-20 in El Cuyo, northern Yucatan Gulf Coast
Eco-Corner Introduction - Clarifying what ecological terms mean and what we can do to help
Heather's Working Summer Adventures 2010 - Heather Froeming
Paddleboard Season 2015 - with Extreme Control Adventures
Stand Up Paddleboarding in Tulum! - Fun and eco-friendly way to be out on the water
Sunset Paddleboarding - Heather Froeming