Readers’ Choice: Entre Nous Salon
Entre Nous Salon is a full service salon dedicated to making people feel and look their very best with head to toe services. Entre Nous means “between you and I” and that is how we want each and every one of its clients to feel, amongst friends. Entre Nous is proud to serve Guam as a modern day salon offering all the latest in hair services, makeup, facial and body care, nail care, and a wide variety of bridal packages and services, as well as the only salon to be featured in the Bridal Guide magazine for every year since establishment. Entre Nous is the final destination for all things beauty-related for hair, face, and body. Located just outside the Fiesta Resort, the salon caters to both local and military clients.
Best Hair Stylist
Readers’ Choice: Noni Flores at Domani
Antoinette “Noni” Flores completed her training at Guam Community College ten years ago. Flores enjoys doing colors and highlights, but between holiday parties, proms, and military balls, Flores also does plenty of updos as well. Domani Hair Design, located at 744 Marine Drive in Tamuning is a full service salon, with skin, nail, and hair care. With excellent customer service and complimentary refreshments, Domani makes you feel as good as you look.
Readers’ Choice: New York Nails
Readers’ Choice: Angsana Spa
From our writer: Dark and atmospheric resort spa promises big and delivers on total relaxation. After an herbal tea in the lobby, I was lead to a two-room massage area where I could finish my tea and relax for a few minutes in a large Jacuzzi room with separate toilet and shower. My massage therapist was sensitive to my request to go lightly on my sunburnt flesh and use room temperature oils instead of hot. Agreeing beforehand to the stomach and chest massage meant I was naked for a bit, so opt out of that if you are shy or ticklish. The scalp oil massage was the icing on the cake and I left thoroughly relaxed.
Best Car Dealer
Readers’ Choice: Cars Plus
Cars Plus is Guam’s locally owned & operated one-stop dealership proudly carrying Hyundai, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat, and Used Cars.
Best Car Rental
Readers’ Choice: Thrifty Car Rental
When it comes to rental car selection, Thrifty Car Rental of Guam has everything from sub compacts to SUVs. Find a rental car for every occasion – minivans for vacations, ragtops for weekend getaways and economy models for saving a little extra spending money.
Best Auto Mechanic
Readers’ Choice: Atkins Kroll Service Department
Atkins Kroll Service Department is located behind the Toyota and Lexus showroom along Marine Corps. Drive in Tamuning. The level of efficiency continues to excel in both serving customers and car service needs. Beginning at 7:45 a.m., cars already lined up are quickly assessed before customers are ushered into the waiting area. You can avail of the shuttle service to take you wherever you want to be dropped off in the meantime and picked up to be taken back to the service department when repairs are done. A comprehensive diagnostics list is printed out which shows customer-friendly color codes for the conditions of the parts inspected. A Service Representative will usually call for approval of a repair needed, and the repair order is usually done before the work day is done. For more serious jobs, they are good about proposing special orders of parts, obtaining parts and informing you of time frame for repair work and the length of warranty of their work. A sticker is placed on your windshield to indicate your next service date. If you happen to forget, they will send out in the mail a reminder. The best kind of maintenance is regular preventative maintenance.
Best Real Estate Agent
Readers’ Choice: Julie Paxton
Julie Paxton, at Today’s Realty has been in real estate for more than 40 years. A graduate of the John Stapleton School in Honolulu, Paxton has been serving the island’s housing market since 1979. From renting and leasing to purchasing, selling, and management, Paxton connects people to the places they will call home, whether it is a house, condo, apartment, office and or land.
Best Fitness Center
Readers’ Choice: Unified Gym
Unified Gym located behind (behind ITC Bldg across from Coral Reef) in Tamuning on ET Calvo Memorial Parkway is a spacious 4,000 sq/ft. fitness coaching facility. Equipped with a 24-ft. pull-up rig, indoor lanes for sled work, concept rowers, Star-Trac spinners, olympic lifting barbells, over 2,000 lbs. of bumper plates, and a full complement of kettle bells and wall balls.
They have available to members men’s and women’s locker rooms, designated “bleacher lounge”, open gym area, and a retail store to purchase athletic gear and supplements. The three different classes offered are burn, build and release. Build is the traditional cross fit program. Burn is a lighter version of cross-fit geared for increasing endurance and weight loss. The Build class works on strength and conditioning. Release is a cardio mix of spinning and rowing finishing up with mobility and deep stretches. The cross-fit programs has helped many of their dedicated members achieve specific fitness goals with dramatic results.
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Readers’ Choice: Dr. Scott Larkin
With more than 20 years of practice on Guam, Dr. Scott Larkin’s holistic services include chiropractic care, spinal decompression, cold laser therapy and kinesio sports taping. A graduate of the Life University’s College of Chiropractic, Larkin has treated more than 10,000 patients since 1996. Located in Harmon Loop, Larkin Chiropractic is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Best Dive Shop
Reader’s Choice: MDA
For many years, MDA (Micronesia Diving Association) has been a primary provider of diving gear, and repair for beginning and experienced divers on and off Guam. The employees who work at MDA are divers themselves, and know exactly what you need to get you going into the water. If you are new to diving then MDA offers a PADI Open Water Dive Courses both in a classroom setting and online. Find them at three locations on Guam: MDA Piti Headquarters, NEX Dive & Snorkel inside Navy Exchange, and Sumay Cove Dive & Snorkel located at Sumay Marina on U.S. Navy Base.
Best Flower Shop
Reader’s Choice: Black Tie
When it comes to big celebrations whether it’s a wedding, party, dinner, or any other major event, you can’t go wrong with an accompanying fancy floral display. Black Tie was voted by our readers as the Best Flower Shop on Guam. Their floral creations are certain to take your breath away and brighten up the room!
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