Series on Netflix to practice Spanish

Series on Netflix to practice Spanish

Would you like to improve your Spanish while relaxing and doing something you enjoy? Series are making a comeback and are a great way to learn new vocabulary, hear different accents and understand Spanish speaking culture. Netflix has loads of series that will have you hooked and keep you interested from start to finish! Here are our recommendations on Netflix to practice Spanish:


This is a Spanish TV show that takes place in the 50’s – 60’s and displays the clothes and cars from that period. The main story is about Alberto, a young man who inherits Galerías Velvet, one of the most popular fashion stores in Madrid, and his complicated relationship with Ana, a gorgeous woman who works as a seamstress there.
El Barco

This TV show, starring Spanish superstar Mario Casas, is about a group of people that head out on a boat, La Estrella Polar. The boat appears to survive the end of the world and has to survive on the endless ocean Throughout the show you’ll share the fear, curiosity, survival instinct and human relationships between the survivors.

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Already in its fourth season, Narcos tells the story of Pablo Escobar, an infamous Colombian drug dealer. Even though the show is in English, they do speak Spanish and it’s great for picking up new slang words and get used to different accents. Throughout the show you’ll get to see how this man built his empire, how he kept getting away with his illegal business and learn about the husband, friend and father behind it all.

Grand Hotel

Filmed in the beautiful city of Santander, Cantabria, Grand Hotel is a Spanish TV show that was aired in 2011. It is set in the 20th century, during the reign of King Alfonso XIII, and is centered on the family who owns the hotel, the servants and an unsolved mystery. Julio, a working-class man, starts working in the hotel under a different name trying to find out what happened to his sister, convinced that what he has been told is not true and that they are trying to cover something up.

El Internado

This drama-thriller is about the students of a fictional boarding school located in a forest in the outskirts of the city. Everything starts when Marcos and Paula’s parents disappear and they are sent there. People, inexplicably, start dying and disappearing and the young protagonists have to solve the mystery of the school.

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