A Spa for Him Too

Couples spa resorts are the latest rage. Here's why the two of you should share a mud bath

Beatrice Foxman had to drag her husband Stanley to their first spa vacation eight years ago. It just didn't seem very, well, manly, Stanley says. But after a few active yet peaceful days in the warm sun--and as many deep-tissue massages--Stanley was singing a different tune. "Men are taking a different approach to remaining healthy and looking and feeling good," he says. Now the couple from Silver Spring, Md., get to a spa as often as time permits. They have been to the spa at the Ritz-Carlton in Key Biscayne, Fla., nine times in the past three years.

Stanley, a dentist,...

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