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Lydia Linton Pontius

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Lydia Linton Pontius is an award-winning documentary producer and writer with a background in Media, Internet, Education, Mental Health, Animal Welfare, Women's Issues, Environment, Fundraising, Special Events and Travel. Her experience in the work force includes management positions in counseling, sales, advertising, marketing and non-profit organizations. Her true spirit, however, found its calling as an entrepreneur. She is happiest when she has her hands in several pots and is juggling a variety of things.

As a partner in Sac-Be International, Inc. she writes, manages, markets, and edits the monthly e-newsletters. Her favorite things about Sac-Be.com are the people she gets to meet and the stories and valuable information Sac-Be.com is able to disseminate.

Meet Mary Henderson - An Akumalian and Co-owner of Ixchel Boutique
2015 Choosing Where to Visit – Part Two - Costa Maya
A Chance to Get a Sneak Peek at Eco Paraíso - In Celestún November 2009
A Tale of Two Architects, Villa Orquidea 2009 - by: Lydia Linton Pontius
A Tour of Taj-Kumal in Akumal - The only rental villa located on Akumal Bay
A Visit to Hekab Be - Lydia Linton Pontius writes about her visit to Akumal's Hekab Be Library
Acanto Boutique Hotel Review - A lovely hotel in the heart of Playa del Carmen
Armando Lorences - CEA's Turtle Protection Program Coordinator, April 2008
Azul Riviera 2014 Review - Incredible villa located on Yal-Ku Lagoon, Akumal
Azul Riviera Review - This wonderful villa on Yal-Ku Lagoon in Akumal is now a Bed and Breakfast.
Balamku Inn on the Beach
Review 12/10
- by Lydia Linton Pontius
Blue Parrot 5th Avenue Review September 2009 - By Lydia Linton Pontius
Budha Gardens Spa, Akumal Review - Located in Akumal right near the arch, it is a perfect location and perfect spa!
Cabañas Tulum and Ziggy's Beach Club - 2014 Review
Cabañas Tulum and Ziggy's Restaurant Review (May 2011) - Resort and Restaurant on Tulum Beach
Calakmul to Tulúm – The Adventure Continues (May 2011) - by Lydia Linton Pontius
Calakmul, Campeche - ruins, biosphere and more...
Calakmul, Day Two - by Lydia Linton Pontius
Cannon House Studio Review - Located at the point of the bay, with views of the Caribbean Sea and Akumal Bay
Casa Caribe 2014 Review - Small boutique B&B in Puerto Morelos
Casa Carolina Review – Xcalak - Costa Maya
Causes Worth Visiting, August 2009 - Several great places to visit and lend a helping hand while on vacation.
Chaak Tun Cenote - A wonderful place to visit in Playa del Carmen
Choosing Where to Visit - Riviera Maya: Puerto Morelos—Tulum
Choosing Where to Visit — Part Three - Yucatán and Campeche States
Christmas in the Riviera Maya - Tulum and Akumal, Mexico at Christmas time 2012
Driving the Sac-be: Tips for driving in the Yucatan - It's not difficult or scary driving in the Yucatan, but there are a few differences for us northerners.
El Mesón del Marqués Review - In Valladolid
Group Travel - 1st of an on-going series - Group travel is not for everyone these articles are written to help you choose if it is right for you
Group Travel Part 2 - March 2008 - Never too old to be dazzled.
Group Travel Part 3 - June 2008, diverse and personal
Group Travel Part 4 - What is the latest trends
Group Travel Part 5 - What was in the works for 2009
Hacienda Tres Rios Review September 2009 - Luxury Eco-friendly All Inclusive Resort in Playa Del Carmen
Heading South to Tulum – Part 2, 2014 - Tulum Beach, the jungle, Cobá and Valladolid
Hekab Be Swim Program - In Akumal
Hotel Akumal Caribe (March 2011) - with video
Hotel Akumal Caribe Review 2009 - By Lydia Linton Pontius
Hotel Akumal Caribe Review 2010 - by Lydia Linton Pontius
Hotel Laguna Bacalar - by Lydia Linton Pontius
John Gray's Place Review - Playa Del Carmen, October 2009
La Buena Vida Restaurant Review January 2010 - Half Moon Bay, Akumal
La Lunita - Restaurant on Half Moon Bay in Akumal
La Selva Mariposa B&B - a Must-see! - Review 2014
Lionfish Hunter Gynna Places First in Curacao - Meet Gynna
Mahahual: City of Two Tales
December 2010
- by Lydia Linton Pontius
Mayan Palace Timeshare Tour - A Mexican 90 minutes, promising a 45-minute breakfast and a 45-minute tour
Meet Gerardo H. Dominguez - will be running the Buenos Aires Marathon October, 2008, and offered to use this event to fundraise for CEA
Meet Gynna Sainz - March 2010
Meet Kevin Graham, Costa Maya Living - Lydia Linton Pontius interviews Kevin about living in Mahahual and his Costa Maya Living business
Meet Kevin McKee, AKA Redbeard - by Lydia Linton Pontius
Meet Laura Bush Wolfe - Business owner and active resident of Akumal
Meet Marcy Essy - Akumalian and Chair Person of the 4th Annual CEA Festival
Meet Richard and Cami Mazzola - Owners of Ak Nah Galeria in Akumal
Never Say Never - Adoption of a dog from Akumal 02,08
OM Hotel and Restaurant Review (May 2011) - Eco-friendly hotel and restaurant Tulum Beach
Parque Selva Maya - Eco-Park in Tulum with zip-lining, cenotes and more
Personal Trainer Trip a Success 11/08 - November 2008
Pre-Production Begins in Akumal - Ten days in Akumal to start work on Gynna: Lionfish Huntress documentary
Puerta Calakmul Review - Calakmul, Campeche, Hotel and Restaurant
Puerto Morelos: a Seaside Community - 2014 visit to this great town
Reader Wants Answer About Turtles and Palapas - Regarding the shade structures at Akumal Beach Resort
Restaurant Aviles Review
February 2010
- Motul, Yucatán, México
Restaurante Kinich - Now only open in Izamal
Safe Travels - Driving in Quintana Roo and Campeche 2010
Sailing on The Raiatea - From Puerto Aventuras to Tulum
Sian Ka'an at Sunset - Into the biosphere with a Maya community tour group
Ten Days in Akumal - The last leg of our Fall 2014 trip
The Beach Tulum Hotel - The Beach is a lovely boutique, adult hotel on Tulum Beach
The Mask January 2010 - Inspiration of Richard Mazzola's Work
The Trip Continues – Akumal and Puerto Morelos - Fall 2014
Think Organik Boutique and Spa Fabulous Pedicures - Puerto Aventuras spa offers a unique twist.
Three Women, Five Days and 800 miles … - November 2009 Trip Through the Yucatan
Tierra De Animales' Ricardo and Chino Reach Out to Local Schools - TdA is more than just a dog sanctuary.
Tierra de Animales: Meet Ricardo and His Happy Dogs - Lydia Pontius visits this dog sanctuary close to Cancun.
Traveling the Sac-Be 2011 – Part Four - From Mahahual on the Costa Maya to Akumal in the Riviera Maya, by Lydia Pontius
Traveling the Sac-be 2011 – Part One - Lydia Linton Pontius writes about the 2011 family trip from Xcalak to Playa del Carmen.
Traveling the Sac-Be 2011 – Part Three - Mahahual on the Costa Maya – Lydia Linton Pontius continues her travel tale
Traveling the Sac-be 2011 – Part Two - Macario Gómez to Xcalak
Traveling to the Yucatán: Advice to First-time Travelers - Things to think about when planning your first trip here
Tulum Favorites Ziggy's and C