Vrgada Island is located on the far south-eastern part of the Zadar archipelago. It is  small island with an area of ​​3.67 square kilometers (length 3 and 1.3 kilometers wide). Its north and south sides are mountainous, with the highest peak of 115 meters. More than two-thirds of the area of ​​Vrgada is covered with dense pine trees. Red beach is named from red cliff that surrounds it. This beach starts beneath this cliff on the photo below and continues a lot more along .