Best Dentist: 


Annie Le of Amity Dental

258 Edgartown– Vineyard Haven Road, Edgartown, 508-687-9752, 

Hélène Schaeffer of Island Dentistry 

23 Airport Road, Edgartown, 508-696-8426

Runner-up: Glenn Harris of Edgartown Dental Group

207 Upper Main Street, Edgartown, 508-939-9000,

Dr. Annie Le of Amity Dental and Dr. Hélène Schaeffer of Island Dentistry both know how to put smiles on their patients’ faces – which is why they were both crowned Best Dentist in this year’s contest. In his many decades of dentistry, Dr. Glenn Harris of Edgartown Dental Group has treated all manner of ailments and challenges.

Best Doctor/Nurse Practitioner: Aletheia Shannon Donahue, MD

Runner-up: Julia Stunkel, MD

Mass General Brigham/Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, 1 Hospital Road, Oak Bluffs, 508-684-4500,

Dr. Aletheia Shannon Donahue is many Islanders’ first choice for a primary care provider. It’s easy to see why: she responds by prioritizing her patients’ needs. Family medicine practitioner Dr. Julia Stunkel treats all ages, and has a strong reputation for her work with children. 

Best Fitness Center: YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard

111R Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs, 508-696-7171,

Runner-up: Mansion House Health Club

9 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-2200,

Start with a spin class, move over to weightlifting, enjoy basketball outdoors, and cool down with a swim before grabbing a smoothie at the Island’s YMCA. The Mansion House’s pool, sauna, workout equipment, and steam room are perpetual favorites for vacationers and year-rounders alike. 

Best Hair Salon: Maggie’s Salon

31 Beach Road, Suite 104A, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-2875,

Runner-up: Circuit Style Salon

47 Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs, 508-693-7542,

Year after year, Maggie’s Salon takes top prize for its full list of services, friendly stylists, and convenient location. At Circuit Style, you can step out with a newly arched brow, colorful hairstyle, or fresh cut before
a big night out. 

Best Mani/Pedi: Caleen’s Day Spa

31 Beach Road, Suite 103, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-2898,

Runner-up: Hollywood Nails

13 Union Street, No. 2, Vineyard Haven, 508-696-6197;  40 Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs, 508-338-2482

Caleen’s takes your relaxation and self-care seriously, so you can feel and look like your best self. Whether you’re luxuriating on vacation or digging in a garden, your nails will appreciate the pampering they’ll get at both Hollywood Nails locations.

Best Massage Therapist: Pamela Williams of Unalome Bodywork

20 Surveyor’s Lane, Unit 102, Vineyard Haven, 570-772-6588,

Runner-up: Allyson Cook Metell of Allyson Cook Metell, LMT & Associates

Woodland Center, 455 State Road, Vineyard Haven, 508-696-1863,

Pamela Williams takes a holistic approach to health and provides unique, personal care for each massage client. Allyson Cook Metell and her team offer a versatile range of massage techniques for all bodies and needs. 

Best Yoga Studio: The Yoga Barn

1 Red Barn Road, West Tisbury,

Runner-up: Hot Yoga MV

497 State Road, West Tisbury, 774-327-1287,

The Yoga Barn’s pastoral, light-filled space in West Tisbury is a destination for yoga and bodywork, from Anusara to Vinyasa. Offerings include free community classes and online and private sessions. Hot Yoga MV offers teacher training in addition to classes.