10 Spanish supernatural series on Netflix, HBO Max & more

With the huge popularity of superheroes in media today as well as franchises in general, there has been a wealth of supernatural concepts explored when it comes to films and series.

Every country produces their content adding to the vast library of supernatural media that is available out there which includes some truly spectacular and spine chilling options. They range from fantasy to sci-fi with various tones that have acquired varying degrees of success. Here are 10 Spanish supernatural series on Netflix, HBO Max & more:

1.  Si no t’hagués conegut (If I Hadn’t Met You)

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Pablo Derqui, Andrea Ros, Javier Beltrán, Paula Malia, Montse Guallar, Òscar Jarque

Eduard has gone through the tragic loss of his wife and children but he blames himself for it. When he’s about to take his own life, he is stopped by an old woman named Dr Everest. She tells him about her creation of a device that allows someone to travel to different universes. Eduard then uses this ability to find a universe where he can be happy with his family once again.

A Catalan series about dealing with grief is mixed with a supernatural twist that lets the characters explore different scenarios, each of them with a different level of excitement and intrigue.

2. Siempre Bruja (Always a Witch)

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Sofía Araujo Mejía, Angely Gaviria, Sofía Araújo, Dylan Fuentes, Dubán Andrés Prado, Sebastian Eslava

A slave from the 1600s is set to be burned at the stake for being a witch. As she is imprisoned and awaiting her fate, she makes a deal with a wizard to escape and is sent to the present. She can hide in the present under one condition, however, she won’t be able to use magic there though, since it would make Lucien, a powerful but evil wizard, aware of her presence.

‘Always a Witch’ has been praised for its portrayal of a strong black female lead as well the wonderful locations that have been used for filming.

3. Diablero

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Christopher Von Uckermann, Gisselle Kuri, Fátima Molina, Horacio Garcia Rojas, Rocco Narva, Humberto Busto

A fallen priest seeks out a legendary demon hunter or ‘Diablero’ named Elvis Infante for help in saving the world from the end times. Along with Elvis’s sister and a friend who serves as a host, the ragtag foursome set out to fight some demons and save the world.

A fun quirky series with some interesting characters, quippy dialogue and decent special effects, ‘Diablero’ is great for a casual watch for any fans of the supernatural.

4. El Barco (The Boat)

Available on: Pantaya on Amazon

Cast: Juanjo Artero, Mario Casas, Blanca Suárez, Irene Montalà, Luis Callejo, Neus Sanz

When a catastrophic event at the particle accelerator in Geneva causes all of the Earth’s landmass to become submerged, a small group of survivors on a boat realize that they might be the only remaining humans on the planet. As they sail around looking for any other signs, they learn that there is something in the water they should be worried about.

A thrilling series set mostly on the confines of a single ship, ‘The Boat’ has a claustrophobic feel that adds to the intensity of the story.

5. El ministerio del tiempo (The Ministry of Time)

Available on: Pantaya on Amazon

Cast: Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Juan Gea, Francesca Piñón, Jaime Blanch, Nacho Fresneda, Aura Garrido

Three individuals from three different periods are recruited for a clandestine organization in the Spanish government that reports directly to the prime minister and the Spanish monarch. Their sole responsibility is to watch the doors of time and make sure no one alters it for their benefit.

This lead cast is involved in so many exciting capers across different periods and the portrayal of these adventures is done masterfully.

6. 30 Monedas (30 Coins)

Available on: HBO Max

Cast: Eduard Fernández, Megan Montaner, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Macarena Gómez, Pepón Nieto, Manolo Solo

A disgraced priest is exiled to a small town and is not able to escape his troubled past when a string of paranormal phenomena begins to take place in the town. Along with the mayor and the local vet, the priest has to get to the bottom of a global conspiracy that involves the very pope himself.

A very strong series held up by the performances of its three leads, ’30 Coins’ is a supernatural series that eschews the image of the catholic church with some very creepy layers.

7. Paraíso (Paradise)

Available on: HBO Max

Cast: Macarena García, Iñaki Ardanaz, Pau Gimeno, Cristian López, León Martínez, Héctor Gozalbo

When 3 girls go missing after a party, it falls onto one of the girl’s younger brothers to dig into their disappearance along with the help of his friends. What they uncover is an otherworldly secret that threatens their lives if they persist with their search.

Filled with government conspiracies and supernatural horrors, ‘Paradise’ is a series that has you at the edge of your seat from start to finish.

8. Feria: La luz más oscura (Feria: The Darkest Light)

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Carla Campra, Ana Tomeno, Isak Férriz, Marta Nieto, Ernest Villegas, Salva Reina

Two young girls are caught up in a tragedy when their parents turn out to be involved in a cult that organizes a mass suicide. They have to face the wrath of the other people in the town for their parent’s actions while the local detective investigates the mystery behind the cult, only to find that there are things beyond their comprehension at play here.

A very dark and mysterious series with some gruesome supernatural elements to it, ‘Feria: The Darkest Light’ has got a very sombre tone throughout.

9. Órbita 9 (Orbiter 9)

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Clara Lago, Álex González, Andrés Parra, Belén Rueda, Kristina Lilley, John Alex Castillo

Helena finds herself the sole inhabitant of the Orbiter 9 spaceship. When another ship docks with hers, she meets Alex, an engineer who says that he needs to conduct some repairs. They spend time together and develop a bond which leads to Alex revealing that Helena is actually on Earth and part of an experiment to prepare humans for eventual space travel.

A sci-fi thriller that also involves a lot of drama and romance, ‘Orbiter 9’ explores a future where Earth’s resources are depleted and the depths humanity will go to for survival.

10. Haunted: Latin America

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Laura Tovar, Pablo Guisa Koestinger, Pablo Cesar Sanchez, Alejandro Restrepo

Real people talk about their experiences dealing with the supernatural and unexplained paranormal activity as it is being reenacted in chilling detail for this series.

A reality series that can loosely be considered part of the supernatural realm, the dramatic reenactments are certainly eye-catching at the very least.

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