Not everyone knows that the name of the island is Sandön. Sandhamn is the port north of the island where the hotels, restaurants and shops are situated.
Despite its location far out in the outer archipelago Sandön is an island open all year round. Today, more than a hundred people are living on the island. This in addition to hotels and restaurants as well as service and pilot activities.
One of the biggest employers today is the fact that police that have located part of its contact center to Sandhamn.
There are also a variety of organizations and associations engaged in the service on the island that work for both residents and visitors, all times of the year.