Name Abuela
Species Human
Gender Female
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Interests Baking chocolate cake, her chocolate tree, giving gifts to Dora
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First Appearance Grandma's House
Last Appearance {{{last}}}
Friends Dora, Boots
Relatives Dora, Isabella, Alicia, and Daisy (granddaughter)
Diego and Gullimero (grandsons)
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Abuela is the grandmother of Dora, Guillermo, Isabella, Alicia, Daisy and Diego. It is unknown if Mami, Papi, Diego's mother, and Diego's father, were any of her children, though it is possible that she had one of them. She was voiced by Socorro Santiago until Season 5, and currently by K.J. Sanchez.


Abuela is a kind and caring grandmother. She is really good at cooking chocolate cake. She would often give Dora gifts, as she gave her a star pocket in "Star Catcher".


Abuela has gray hair, has peach skin and wears a yellow dress. Her eyes are brown with black pupils and is seen wearing pink slippers. Her natural hair color is brown.


Abuela is a recurring character and has appeared in some episodes of Dora the Explorer. Her first appearance was "Grandma's House".


  • In Dora and Friends: Into the City!, Abuela is shown to have moved from the Rainforest to the city of Playa Verde.
  • Abuéla is the spanish word for grandmother.