Hi, Ziners - we have stayed many times at Villas Miramar in
right above Playa de la Madera with a beautiful view. The hotel
both sides of the road - beach side and the other side. There
swimming pools on each side. It's a quick walk right into town
there are several restaurants nearby and it's also not far
from Playa la
Ropa. It has regular returning visitors year after year so
You might also consider Hotel Catalina/Sotavento - I have not stayed there but it's a gorgeous setting on what I consider to be one of the best beaches in the world - Playa la Ropa
There is also a website at http://www.zihuatanejo.net with lots of information and a message board where you can ask questions.
There are several excellent golf courses - my husband has played the one right across from the major hotels in Ixtapa many times - it's a Robert Trent Jones course. He always arranged for a taxi driver to pick him up at the crack of dawn and take him over there. It also has a very nice restaurant where you can get lunch, etc. You can also store your clubs there during your stay. We love to stay in Zihua - it's so quiet.