85+ Most Beautiful Spanish Words

We must admit, that Spanish is a sexy language. It sounds exotic, it has a melody. It is definitely a beautiful language! And to celebrate this, I compiled this list of beautiful Spanish words and their meaning.

Although it is not my first language, it is super similar to my mother tongue, Portuguese. I started learning Spanish when I was still a kid, and if you know any of these two languages, it is super easy to learn the other.

Spanish is a great option if you are looking for a new language to learn, and if you are a traveler like me, there are 22 countries to visit in the world that have Spanish as their official language.

It is also important to note that each country has its own accents and expressions, so maybe one of the words listed below is used more in one country than the other or is specifically from a region.

If you are considering starting to learn Spanish, check out these top tips to learn a new language.

There are many other pretty words in Spanish, of course, but for the purpose of this list, I have chosen my favorite ones, some are just words, and others are expressions. If you know other pretty Spanish words, or you have a favorite word, leave a comment below!

So let’s cut the chitchat and go straight to the list of the most beautiful Spanish words.

If you are here to learn some Spanish or cute words in Spanish to say to your friends, or perhaps you want to win someone’s heart, I bet you are wondering how to say ‘beautiful’ in Spanish, so let’s begin with this one, in the first place:

1. How to say Beautiful in Spanish

Here are 5 words for Beautiful in Spanish, these are nice ways to call your friends and people you like. 

1. Hermoso (masculine) / Hermosa (feminine)

2. Bonito (masculine) / Bonita (feminine)

3. Precioso (masculine) / Preciosa (feminine)

4. Lindo (masculine) / Linda (feminine)

5. Guapo (masculine) / Guapa (feminine)

2. Most Beautiful Spanish words


This might be one of the most famous Spanish words. It gives the name of one of the most popular desserts in Latin America, the dulce de leche, which is similar to caramel.

If you are going to Argentina, by any chance, don’t miss the opportunity to try the Argentinian dulce de leche, which is the best I have ever tried!

Little Kisses

Besitos is a cute way to say kisses. The word for “kiss” in Spanish is Beso, the suffix -ito indicates a diminutive form. So in free translation, Besitos means “little kisses”.

You can say that to loved ones, write it in a letter or an email to relatives or even close friends.


One of the cutest words in Spanish, in my opinion. Meaning dreams.

Now you are ready to wish ‘sweet dreams’ to your loved ones. You have to say dulce sueños


You might have bet that Sonrisa means “sunrise” because it sounds similar right?

However, this is not the case. Sonrisa actually means “smile” which is a really cute word. But also the pronunciations sound a bit funny.

Junk Food, unhealthy food

There it is, my favorite Spanish words of them all! Chucherias means “junk food” and junk food I mean, from burgers to candies. All these are not healthy but tasty stuff.

This word, however, is a very local word, and you won’t hear it in all Spanish-speaking countries. Otherwise, you will hear it more in the Northern Countries such as Colombia or Venezuela.

God willing, hopefully

Ok, a bit of history now, because history is never enough!

Ojala is an expression commonly used throughout Spanish-speaking countries. It means “hopefully” but it comes from the Arabic word Insha Allah, God’s willing.

This expression was probably incorporated by the Spanish people when the Iberian Peninsula was invaded by North Africans from the Maghreb region, known as Moors.

3. Aesthetic Spanish Words

Here are some aesthetically pleasing words in Spanish, they all have good meanings and are very pleasing when spoken. 

1. Serenidad – (Serenity)

2. Melodía – (Melody)

3. Efímero – (Ephemeral)

4. Resplandor – (Radiance)

5. Encanto – (Enchantment)

6. Esencia – (Essence)

7. Lucero – (Lustrous, bright star)

8. Travesía – (Journey)

9. Cautivador – (Captivating)

10. Silueta – (Silhouette)

11. Brisas – (Breezes)

12. Épico – (Epic)

13. Alborada – (Daybreak)

14. Serendipia – (Serendipity)

15. Penumbra – (Twilight)

16. Efervescente – (Effervescent)

17. Sinfonía – (Symphony)

18. Espejismo – (Mirage)

19. Atemporal – (Timeless)

20. Luminiscencia – (Luminiscence)

4. Cute Spanish Words

Honestly, I consider Spanish a love language, people usually use very cute words to call each other, even between friends, here you can find a list of cute Spanish words to use.

1. Cariño – (Sweetheart, darling)

2. Amorcito – (Little love)

3. Osito / Osita – (Little bear, used as a term of endearment)

4. Tesoro – (Treasure)

5. Chiquitín / Chiquitina – (Tiny one)

6. Mariposita – (Little butterfly)

7. Solcito – (Little sun)

8. Corazoncito – (Little heart)

9. Piquito – (Little beak, used playfully)

10. Gatito / Gatita – (Little cat)

11. Perrito / Perrita – (Little dog)

12. Angelito – (Little angel)

13. Pollito – (Little chick)

14. Conejito / Conejita – (Little rabbit)

15. Estrellita – (Little star)

16. Bombón – (Sweetie, candy)

17. Pequeñín / Pequeñina – (Little one)

18. Patito / Patita – (Little duck)

19. Lucerito – (Little light)

20. Mi Vida – (My life)

5. Short Pretty Spanish Words

Now, if you are looking for short pretty Spanish words, here is a list of 19 options for you:

1. Sol – (Sun)

2. Mar – (Sea)

3. Flor – (Flower)

4. Luna – (Moon)

5. Luz – (Light)

6. Azul – (Blue)

7. Cielo – (Sky)

8. Vida – (Life)

9. Alma – (Soul)

10. Aire – (Air)

11. Oro – (Gold)

12. Amor – (Love)

13. Paz – (Peace)

14. Joya – (Jewel)

15. Seda – (Silk)

16. Nube – (Cloud)

17. Nido – (Nest)

18. Voz – (Voice)

19. Río – (River)

6. Nice Spanish Words

These are some nice Spanish words to learn, they all have good meaning and positive vibes. 

1. Amabilidad – (Kindness)

2. Generosidad – (Generosity)

3. Esperanza – (Hope)

4. Gratitud – (Gratitude)

5. Apreciación – (Appreciation)

6. Compasión – (Compassion)

7. Alegría – (Joy)

8. Paz – (Peace)

9. Inspiración – (Inspiration)

10. Amistad – (Friendship)

11. Belleza – (Beauty)

12. Admiración – (Admiration)

13. Sinceridad – (Sincerity)

14. Solidaridad – (Solidarity)

15. Felicidad – (Happiness)

16. Empatía – (Empathy)

17. Optimismo – (Optimism)

18. Confianza – (Trust)

19. Armonía – (Harmony)

20. Respeto – (Respect)

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