Spanish Phrases for use on Vacation
Spanish Vacation Phrases
We look forward to vacation time all year. So the phrases on this page will be fun to learn and use. Also, people interest in learning to be tour guides will find these phrases to be a useful place to begin. Don't forget to listen to the included audio file that has all these phrases pronounced by a native speaker of Spanish.
Learn how to say Spanish phrases for saying you are ready to go to the beach, set a time to go to the park. Satisfy the urge to shop, talk about what you intend to buy at the store, and make plans by talking about what time the store will be open. Phrases for talking about buying vacation post cards, and then getting the
There are phrases here for expressing other vacation activities like going for a swim. Talking about going for a walk on the beach, collecting shells, swim in the ocean, and asking someone if they would like to go fishing with you.
- ¡Vamos a la playa!
- Let's go to the beach!
- The exclamation mark is one of the Spanish punctuation characters that is placed at the end and at the beginning of the phrase.
- ¿A que horas quieres ir al parque?
- What time do you want to go to the park?
- The question mark is another character that is placed at the beginning and the end of a Spanish question.
- Las tiendas abren a las diez.
- The stores open at ten o'clock.
- Voy a ir a comprar recuerdos.
- I'm going to buy souvenirs.
- ¡Mira estos bonitos postales que compre!
- Look at the beautiful postcards I bought!
- An example of expressing excitement in Spanish!
- Por favor puedes decirme donde puedo comprar estampillas.
- Can you please tell me where I can buy stamps.
- You can use the first four words of this sentence -- por favor puedes decirme -- to ask for anything you need in Spanish.
- Despues de ir a la playa vamos a comer en un restaurant.
- After a trip to the beach we're going out to a restaurant.
- This is how you talk about your vacation plans in Spanish.
- A el le gusta nadar.
- He likes to swim.
- Here is an important sentence structure note: In English the subject does the liking -- in Spanish the object (swimming) gives the gusto.
- La arena en esta playa es fina y limpia.
- The sand on this beach is fine and clean.
- All the nouns, articles, and adjectives are in the feminine form in this sentence.
- Voy a la playa a buscar conchas.
- I'm going to the beach to look for shells.
- You don't have to include yo because it is implied by the form of the verb in the phrase.
- ¿Te gustaria ir a pescar?
- Would you like to go fishing?
- This is the way to find out if someone is interested in a certain activity.
- A mi me gustaria nadar en el mar.
- I would like to go for a swim in the ocean.
- Use this phrase structure to express your preferences in Spanish.