To view the entire list of The Island Packet 2012 Readers' Choice Award Winners, click on the Readers' Choice special section.
For The Beaufort Gazette winners, click here.

IP - Best Painter/Painting Company

Bayshore Painting

From choosing colors to meeting a tight timeframe and ultimately improving your biggest investment; Bayshore Painting is the trusted source for your residential and commercial painting needs.
29 Otter Hole Business Park, Suite 5, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

IP - Best Party Supplies Store

Celebrations Supplies

If the staff at Celebrations Supplies threw a party to celebrate their win in The Island Packet’s Readers' Choice competition, they wouldn’t be short of fun and colorful favors and decorations. And you won’t be either if you visit there for your next party or summer celebration.
890 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

IP - Best Personal Trainer

Stacey Saritelli, Breakthrough Fitness

Stacey Saritelli uses her 17 years of experience to engage her clients in learning about their health. Whether she’s working with them individually or teaching a class at Breakthrough Fitness, she loves being a physical trainer and enjoys helping people get healthy and fit. Plus, she has a blast working out.
130 Arrow Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

IP - Best Pest Control Company

The Green Team Pest Defense

If you’re bugged by pests and even more bugged by the risks pesticides have, let The Green Team Pest Defense find the right way to control your pest problems with minimal health risks for you and your family
23 Victoria Square Crossing, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

IP - Best Pet Boarding

South Paw Pet Resort

While you’re enjoying your vacation, let your pets do the same. When they stay at South Paw Pet Resort, they enjoy luxury pet boarding services that are cozy and relaxing. Your pet will have supervised outdoor play as well as special meal preparation.
10 Fish Haul Road, Hilton Head Isle, SC 29926

IP - Best Pet Groomer


Get a haircut, hot oil treatment, oatmeal soak and finish the day with a pedicure. It sounds like a relaxing day with your girlfriend, but it’s actually first-class spa treatments for your dog. Groomingdales offers high-quality grooming and boarding services for your beloved pooch.
1 Cardinal Court, No.11, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

IP - Best Pet Sitting Service

Plantation Pet Sitters

What better way for your pet to feel at home while you’re away than letting them stay home. Plantation Pet Sitters care for your pets in the safety, calm environment of your own home. Whether you’re gone for an afternoon or a full week, they can provide the quality care and companionship your pet needs.
8 Pieces of Eight Place, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

IP - Best Physical Therapy

Drayer Physical Therapy

The staff at Drayer Physical Therapy builds relationships with their patients to discover the right way to treat their pain or injury. Through their professional training, the therapists are committed to providing the most effective rehabilitation services possible.
38 Sheridan Park Circle, Suite C, Bluffton, SC 29910
95 Mathews Drive, D5, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

IP - Best Pizza

Giuseppi’s Pizza & Pasta

What’s the secret to the area’s best pizza? Is it Guiseppi’s homemade, hand-tossed dough? The special recipe tomato sauce? Or the stone hearth oven they use? Who knows. But you should probably have another slice to try and find out for yourself.
25 Bluffton Road, Suite 601, Bluffton, SC 29910
32 Shelter Cove Lane, Suite B, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

IP - Best Place for Draft Beer

The Lodge

With 36 rotating taps, no surprise The Lodge was voted Best Place for a Draft Beer.
7B Greenwood Drive, Suite 4, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928