If you’ve found yourself hooked to Spanish web series lately, you’re not the only one. Everyone has seen Money Heist. But there’s a host of Spanish shows on Netflix that has been captivating viewers. We put together a list of 12 shows worth sampling.


Valeria is an eight-part drama that revolves around the eponymous writer. She finds solace in her friends while suffering through a marital and a writer’s block.
Creators: María López Castaño
Cast: Diana Gómez, Silma López, Paula Malia
Season: 1 (2020)

‘The Neighbor’

Javier, a 30-something man is struggling to make ends meet. His t-shirt business is gradually going belly-up, his love life is patchy with on-again off-again girlfriend Lola. Unexpectedly an alien bestows him with superhero powers and his recent ex attempts to uncover his identity.
Creators: Miguel Esteban, Raúl Navarro
Cast: Quim Gutiérrez, Clara Lago, Adrián Pino
Seasons: 1 (2019)

‘Narcos: Mexico’

An extension of the eponymous Colombian franchise, Narcos: Mexico follows the rise of the Guadalajara cartel. DEA agent Kiki Camarena moves to Mexico from California to take on the cartel. Read our review of the second season here.
Creators: Carlo Bernard, Chris Brancato, Doug Miro
Cast: Diego Luna, Scoot McNairy, José María Yazpik
Seasons: 2 (2018, 2020)

‘High Seas’

In the 1940s, two sisters Carolina and Eva Villanueva travel from Spain to Brazil on a luxury ocean liner. They discover disturbing family secrets after a string of murders takes place on their ship in the high seas.
Creators: Ramón Campos, Gema R Neira
Cast: Ivana Baquero, Jon Kortajarena, Alejandra Onieva
Seasons: 3 (2019, 2020)

‘House of Flowers’

Set in Mexico, the De la Mora family, a part of the city’s elite seems outwardly perfect. The perfect facade falls when the husband’s mistress, after his death, exposes the dysfunctional family’s dirty secrets. Read our review for the third season here.
Creator: Manolo Caro
Cast: Cecilia Suarez, Paco Leon, Aislinn Derbez, Dario Yazek Bernal, Arturo Rios, Juan Pablo Medina
Seasons: 3 (2018-2020)


Las Encinas, an exclusive private school collapses during an earthquake. The construction company awards three working-class students a scholarship for Las Encinas. They’re initially cast out by the elite students. But soon, their paths soon converge in a set of unsavoury circumstances.
Creators: Darío Madrona, Carlos Montero
Cast: Itzan Escamilla, Miguel Bernardeau, Arón Piper
Seasons: 3 (2018-2020)

‘Money Heist’

Arguably the most popular Spanish drama, Money Heist follows The Professor and his a group of thieves as they plan two major heists, one at the Royal Mint of Spain and the other at the Bank of Spain.  Read our review for season four here.
Creators: Álex Pina
Cast: Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño
Seasons: 4 (2017-2020)

‘Victim Number 8’

Victim Number 8  is an eight-part thriller based in Bilbao, Spain. A terrorist attack has left the town torn with seven casualties. While the police investigate, fear spreads among the citizens.
Creators: Sara Antuña, Marc Cistaré
Cast: César Mateo, María de Nati, Verónika Moral
Seasons: 1 (2018)

‘Morocco: Love in Times of War’

In the 1920s, Spain was at war with the North African tribes of the Rif mountains. During the conflict, in the Spanish occupied town of Melila, four newly trained nurses are recruited to serve soldiers of war.
Directors: Manuel Gómez Pereira, David Pinillos
Cast: Amaia Salamanca, Álex García, Verónica Sánchez
Seasons: 1 (2017)

‘Cable Girls’

Set in the 1920s, Cable Girls follows Lidia, Carlota, Francisco, and Marga, four women employed by a new telephone company. They forge a friendship while tasting independence and struggle with restriction in a patriarchal society.
Creators: Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira, Teresa Fernández-Valdés
Cast: Blanca Suárez, Yon González, Ana Fernández
Seasons: 5 (2017-2020)


Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar doesn’t need an introduction. Narcos, an American crime drama chronicles the infamously cruel Colombian drug cartels. The first two seasons follow DEA agent Steve Murphy as he investigates Pablo Escobar. The third season follows agent Javier Peña as he works to bring the down the Cali cartel.
Creators: Carlo Bernard, Chris Brancato, Doug Miro
Cast: Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook
Seasons:  3 (2015-2017)

‘Grand Hotel’

Grand Hotel (pictured above) is a period drama set in the 1900s in the fictional coastal town of Cantaloa. Julio Olmeida visits his sister, Cristina, an employee at the titular hotel only to learn that she’s been fired a month ago. Julio isn’t convinced and to investigate Cristina’s disappearance, he starts working as a waiter at the hotel.
Creators: Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira
Cast: Adriana Ozores, Amaia Salamanca, Yon González
Seasons: 3 (2011-2013)