Commercial activity is focused on the North end of Sand Key. Two resort hotels and the Shoppes on Sand Key provide a variety of restaurants, shopping, banking, and resident and tourist services.
Sand Key County Park and the Clearwater Sailing Center attract many visitors and locals. A US Coast Guard station is located on Sand Key. Tennis courts and children's gym toys are available at the city Bayside Park.
Additional public beach access and parking areas along the Tampa Gulf Beaches is available online.